Lyf Burns

Rookie (Unimportant / Belarus, Maine)

The Coup - Poem by Lyf Burns

I rake with my gaze
My eyes might end you.
My kingdom thrives
Those chaotic are through.

A fool's errand
A slip of the hand.
My power wasted?
Not without demand.

Missionaries afar
They give the word.
My armies farther
I'll take the world.

'Revolution! '
The people scream!
The end is near!
My madness, their dream!

The militia, they storm!
The evil takes form!
They all cast me out!
They'll move forward without.

I am shunned.
My life has been ruined.
On sight, I'm gunned.
I leave for good.

I rake with my gaze
My eyes might befriend you.
A slip, your blade!
It's done, I'm through.


Comments about The Coup by Lyf Burns

  • (6/15/2011 10:19:00 PM)

    Wow, that gave me goosebumps..... keep it up (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 11, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, April 18, 2012


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