Of Destiny and Station

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    Of Destiny and Station

    She didn’t know much about destiny,

    When her father gave her to the king;

    Sudden to be joining royalty-

    The privileged future that would bring.

     

    But she was well aware of station

    And spoke such nuance well;

    This now became her obligation

    To serve inside his citadel.

     

    She never got to choose

    If she’d rather be afield,

    It was never hers to lose,

    Solely hers, if first she’d yield.

     

    But destiny would leave its mark,

    And bludgeon her with purple hue,

    Once the truth all mute but stark,

    Convinced of nothing she could do.

     

    Once his perfidy was fully seen,

    As the insolent shameful thing,

    “Balls,” cried out the injured queen,

    “If I had two, I would be king!”


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    tierra7 commented on Of Destiny and Station

    01-19-2011

    wasn't sure where this was goin'...you really gave me a smile at the end...~GRIN~ Tierra@}-'-,

    HarverTomsson

    01/19/2011

    This was a challenge poem to write about human destiny.

    BILLY28 commented on Of Destiny and Station

    09-04-2009

    Hi Haver, Billy28 glad I've finally got some time.Checking out a few people who responded.I really like this one ,She never got to choose,she'd rather be afield sets it all up for me. See ya soon have a safe weekend and I'll try to read a few more too!

    HarverTomsson

    09/04/2009

    Thanks for visiting my site.

    wheelsal commented on Of Destiny and Station

    06-15-2009

    Found time for one more of you poems. You do have a lighter side. I loved this and suspect it was one of the queens of days of yore.

    Tray4 commented on Of Destiny and Station

    06-12-2009

    Yo her father was a fraud, wannabe. he should of known better. What happened to Daddy's little girl. she was locked up in the kings power trip. I despise lofty people, enslaving people to become their peasants. in her case a prisoner to subjugation. Very sad but very true.

    GentleT commented on Of Destiny and Station

    05-23-2009

    Atrocious life for her no matter the privileges of the grander life; to be so mismatched to someone.

    Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.

    Aristotle (384 BC-322 BC) Greek philosopher.

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