No Man Inside

Who are these men that love not individual rights?
Are they not individuals their own selves?
Nay! They have no single-burning lights,
Self-masterless as puppets string by string,
Who want but pull of poles for veering left,
Or right, to hop in liars stripes (Sing-Sing),
Convictioned in no goodly principle
But to their cons impressively to cling!
These be not men who run the government,
But runners from reality, who hide
And sneak, and squeak their weak words, impotent,
Acting as truth were silly puppet show,
And falseness were the god of all they know.
Who are these men who have no man inside?

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Poetry. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s