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The King and I

I met the king last night
I talked to him,

I told him how I want to be him
because he has everything
to help the poor,

I told him that
I want to be the king
to wear the crown
of justice,

to give the homeless
a place in my palace
to sleep,

then everyone
is given
the needed
solace.

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Yes Rula your poetic voice speaks for all those underprivileged, this is a very exciting poem which brings hope and possibility. Well done poet friend... Ps I love your title!

Thank you...Teddy

I always appreciate your kind words.
Thank you for reading my humble staff.

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Hi Rula, your poem speaks for the whole world of poverty. I like the title, remembering The King and I...used to love it! You have some nice end rhymes and some internal ones, or half rhymes. Which King are you planning to meet?!
All the best, Gracy

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Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,
The proper study of Mankind is Man.
Plac’d on this isthmus of a middle state,
A being darkly wise, and rudely great….

An Essay On Man, III, Alexander Pope.

I'm not sure any king will be happy to meat me or even read mu words. In fact I wish one will do, then he'll know how much responsibilities he has toward his people.
If the rich give the poor their RIGHTS, no one will be poor, but as I see it, the rich are becoming richer everyday and the poor are becoming poorer. Alas!

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didn't you know, King Elvis has left the building? Who was it that said,"The poor will always be with us."
Nice write, but a homeless guy trashed a mobile home at my ranch. Not sure I want to put up any more of them in my castle. I have worked too hard for what I have. Jerry

we might be just dreamers. I may never meat a king myself not because I am less or inadequate to do so, but because day after day they build a block up between them and their people so as not to hear or hear about the people who grind more pain everyday.
Poverty will last forever, still we all have to do our own part, it never harms to send a message to ourselves and others. If you're able to put a smile on a poor's face for a moment, you're doing then a great job.

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...is perhaps confusing as it inevitably makes one think of the dreadful Rogers & Hammerstein musical which spoiled so many people's evening at the cinema!

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Edna
Poet(ess) to the Stars

I am not fully getting your comment as I don't know what do you mean by the Rogers & Hammerstein, yet I thank you for passing by anyway!

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"The King & I" is a musical by R&H!
PS I meant Rodgers.
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Edna
Poet(ess) to the Stars

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