He Once Knew Power

He Once Knew Power

A Poem by The Poet of Black Wings

He once sat
Upon a throne,
Atop a tower,
Within the city of man.

He rested inside,
And was,
The maw,
Of beast.

He knew fine
Drink,
Food,
Women.
Once or more, even men.

His power
Was infinite,
Unquestionable,
And ineffable.

Yet,
Was this enough?
Rather,
Was this,
What he desired?

No.
The powers,
Always,
Want.

His want,
Like his
Power,
Was forever.
Only,
For one,
Wish.

So,
With his might,
His Avarice,
And his
Envy.
He abandoned all.

He sits
Upon a branch,
Atop a tree,
Within the wood.

Resting in,
And is,
Nature's freedom.

He knows
Simple
Things,
And people,
And joy.

© 2016 The Poet of Black Wings


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Added on April 12, 2016
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The Poet of Black Wings
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