The Pity of The Meek

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    The Pity of The Meek

    They put us down; they say we’re weak,

    words used to wound, savage verbal beaks,

    our spirits shattered, is what they seek,

    despair starts an inexorable leak.

     

    Personal gloom bring visions of a future bleak,

    inner blackness buffed smooth and sleek,

    feeling useless; warship trying to sail a creek,

    in their fear crushing everything unique.

     

    Sweetness will overpower their hateful reek,

    bookwork, brainiac, nerd geek,

    lame-o, homo, psycho, freak,

    with every vile name strength rises to a peak.

     

    Power and prestige becoming antique,

    oppression dies with a moan, not a shriek,

    across the world we streak,

    pain replaced by the pity of the meek.


    Bryan David Lang

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson, American Poet (1803-1882)

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