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the sleeping dragon

the sleeping dragon

A Poem by sette

The first time China was invaded

Not by a dynasty where first borns are sons


But rather by grandpa-grandson tandem

Named Genghis and Kublai Khan.


Gone were the Civil Magistrates,

Replaced by Emperor’s new rules.


China, the sleeping dragon

Is now yawning again.


Ready to sleep

Not prepared for changes.


Confucian teachings

Became a memory.


Khans want people

To be warriors.


War? Why?

For power? For territory?


Wake up, sleeping dragon,

Defend your territory,

Defend your land.


© 2018 sette

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too many leaders feel the need for wars...we don't need that...we need peace, we need togetherness---

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Added on February 2, 2018
Last Updated on February 2, 2018
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