Tyrants

Hardwired to hate
any one they can’t command
any thing they can’t dictate

tyrants   abhor free speech
unconstrained thought
imagination   the unruly plot
the narrative they can’t control.

Tyrants   loathe the poet’s soul.

 

From his lofty perch near the top of the earth, Korvus observes the whirling world of humans, with equal parts disgust and amusement. Korvus is the author of the unpublished book "RED PILL POEMS The Poetry of Empire, Politics and Power". Read other articles by Korvus.