Patrick Czyz

Rookie - 367 Points (1996 / Alaska)

Societal Support - Poem by Patrick Czyz

The brightest stars act on screen
-And I view the spectacle.

The hottest singers play the tunes
-And I listen like their faithful.

The smartest scribes with their tomes
-And I leaf the volumes of their wit.

All the promising orators of politics
-And I respond yearly at the polls.

All the greats of history like my teacher said
-And I memorize them like a prayer.

All the crowds and their trends
-And I follow so as to append.

All the inventions the crafty peddle
-And I must test and trial every one.

The lucky few who arise high and mighty
-But not without the pillars holding them.

Topic(s) of this poem: social


Poet's Notes about The Poem

The rich and powerful and famous know deep down that it is the average joe who lets them be like so.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015



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