WE WERE BORN POLITICIANS

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I stood still

Invisibly quiet

A bystander

A witness

To an atmosphere

Gaining tension

Not me, no way

It wouldn’t be me

Tipping the scale

The precarious needle

Into the red territory

Crimson delicacy

Marking danger

Overloaded

Overheated

Over the limit

Voices were angry

And so very loud

Eyes were enraged

Focused and wide

Yet unseeing

And very unkind

Fists were shaking

Veins were popping

And then the toddlers

Were told

It was nap time

6 thoughts on “WE WERE BORN POLITICIANS

  1. Lovely twist😀 There was a joke out the other day, a cartoon one, in which the parent told their kid off for something, then the kid denied doing it WHILST doing it, and the parent realised he was raising a politician. Similar scenario happened here the other day with Niece and Grandma lol. I think Niece could go far…

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