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People in power,
From the highest phobia suffer
With an unseen enemy
They are in shadow fight.
Even an innocent joke, seen as a mutiny
A gentle murmur, a conspiracy!

The mightiest thus turn,
The most vulnerable in effect!
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: life
Kumarmani Mahakul 24 March 2019
A poem with great insight. Beautifully delineated on life. I appreciate the way of presentation.
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Kenneth Maswabi 03 February 2015
Most African leaders are suffering from that phobia.Thank you very much
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Chandra Thiagarajan 30 January 2015
You have captured well the phobia people in power experience and their vulnerability.Short and crisp poem, Valsa!
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Tirupathi Chandrupatla 30 January 2015
People in power suffer from the phobia and people who work for them suffer due to that. Nice poem.
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Paul Sebastian 30 January 2015
True. That is why power tends to corrupt. Obsession with power and control makes people vulnerable - even to the slightest criticism. Great insight!
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Madathil Rajendran Nair 28 January 2015
Yes. You are cent percent right. This vulnerability of suspicion has led to the downfall of many a great in history.
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Hazel Durham 27 January 2015
When people in power become obsessed with holding on to their power they become paranoid about everyone around them! Beautifully written!
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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 27 January 2015
The very truth spelt out here.......Valsa......much wisdom with brevity.......great composition......10
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Khalid Saifullah 26 January 2015
Madam, It's amazing.....................10
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Geetha Jayakumar 26 January 2015
A thoughtful write on truth about people in power and in politics. May be the insecurity takes the form of phobia. Beautifully presented the truth in few lines...Loved it.
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