we did not Dye in vain!

we did not Dye in vain!

A Poem by Michael R. Burch

from “songs of the sea snails”
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though i’m just a slimy crawler,
     my lineage is proud:
my forebears gave their lives
     (oh, let the trumps blare loud!)
so purple-mantled Royals
     might stand out in a crowd.
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i salute you, fellow loyals,
     who labor without scruple
as your incomes fall
     while deficits quadruple
to swaddle unjust Lords
     in bright imperial purple!
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Originally published by The American Dissident 

© 2019 Michael R. Burch


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