posted by Sunday Scribblings at 12:12 AM
Vault of Dreams•rise upclad in colors of a joyful lifethrow off the strifejust as the figured eightrejects a narrow fatetilt against conventionbuck the winds of rebuffignore the false contentionstare down the face of ridiculeavoid the vapid scornful fooldisregard rebukespurn condemnationshun the foolish blown off courseby the ruinous brutish forceof mindless conformationthe prevailing normis a toxic stormbe not inclined to fear nor falterchoose not to hear itnor let it alterthe path of spiritstay your groundlean hard on raw convictionwait the weight of mind’s conflictionit’s here your strength is foundbe anchored boldand firmly holdto what the heart deems genuineuntil patience spentreturns againdo not resentbe flexibleto withstand the blowsresisting thosewho would see you swayedand lowly bentwho would seeyour spirit brokena cruel tawdry tokenthey might savorlaugh insteadraise up high your headdon’t ever waverbe ever strongbe never rigidnever brittleprone to breakdo not forsakeyour soulful songeschew the waywardnoisy thronghearken wisdom’s subtle whisperbe drawn the way of hopeand wondernever consent to knuckle underto the whim of foolsmake rich your vault of dreamsyour trove of true enlightenmentseek what inspireswhat makes youyoubreakthroughbreakthrough• • •rob kistner © 2012
That was beautiful, Rob!!! My take on "becoming" a Monarch. :-)
I know you meant for the regal form but I immediately thought of a different type of regal, sorry for being cheeky
Thank you for the prompt i enjoyed the challenge :)
My take on Monarch turned out to be a butterfly.
Are we ever truly rulers of our domain?
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