The Jester On The Throne

A Prince of Life—A Prince of Death,
  two courts for him to flee

One horse disappears under a ransomed
 moon,
  —a drawbridge now unseen

Eyes close tight and turn within,
  all royalty disowned

As the King calls once and the Queen
  calls twice,
  —the Jester on the throne

(Villanova Pennsylvania: December, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on December 07, 2016

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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