Faded pictures,


A thief 

in charnel house repose.

Cast by streetlight,

slanting shadow;

Shirking fame

for human bondage.

Tendered service

now complete,

My sacred visions

now released 

Upon an earthbound plastered guile-

a thin veneer 


With anything remotely true;

this membership,

with privilege grew-

A tyrant’s bribe,

and burden too.

A guilt,

At last,

that I remove,

and no longer accept from you.


Author: moonmaenad

Unskilled Navigator of this ocean we call life..somebody throw me a lifejacket STAT…or a clever and friendly dolphin

8 thoughts on “BRIBES AND BURDENS”

  1. Thanks Bet—There is hope for the world Even if only one soul and heart beats free..ripples in a pond and all that rot😉💖and honest and Unafraid to live life without guilt..

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