Thursday, March 27, 2014

690 : Born to Rule

Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week were: cunning, degenerate and emaciated.

Born to Rule

There’s a kind of 
smugness there;
A cunning smirk 
or two.
A high sense 
of entitlement,
With ribbons, 
regal blue.
Not coy,
They ignore 
the hoipolloi,
Intent
To rule 
by selling fears
Backed by 
degenerate affairs
And emaciated ideas.
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© J Cosmo Newbery 2014
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15 comments:

  1. Surely you are glad baby George paid a visit..where are those dingoes when you need them..

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  2. Well slotted together, just about sums up a few people I could mention. Nicely!

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  3. Intent
    To rule
    by selling fears

    One must certainly be wary of those out to create mischief. Thoughtful write Cosmo!

    Hank

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  4. Bronwyn Bishop should be made Queen of Australia and then Bill Shorten could get another divorce and marry her youngest daughter !

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  5. Fortunately I am a peasant. And glad to be one.

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  6. Same here with me, EC....'

    I find it pleasant to be a peasant with a bit of class; maybe it's also pleasant being a pheasant, but perhaps not one under glass.

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    1. All to do with the pecking order?

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  7. Glad to see the last photo has moved off the head of your blog.

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  8. I love this. There's an abundance of emaciated ideas floating around.

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  9. Ah, the joys of free speech, being able to choose the least worst corrupt incompetents.

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  10. The year is 1776. The news of the American revolution needs to be shared with the king.
    Courtier: Sire, the American colonists are revolting.
    George III: They certainly are!
    Variations on a theme.
    Peace and joy, JC

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  11. Emaciated ideas indeed. Ironically, that's what seems to be the norm these days.

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  12. Backed by
    degenerate affairs
    And emaciated ideas. politicians all seem to be this way.

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