What's your position

“Come dance with me;”
Said the fairy to the King
Though his Majesty was unused to
Such proposals
He was delighted!
Holding out his hand
The ethereal one
Alighted onto his palm
They touched
Finger to hand to dance
A heavenly waltz
Now the courtiers
Were intrigued
Some even taken aback
For why was their Lord
Dancing by himself
Eventually his Grace came to a stop
He bowed low
Deep respect
Across his brow
This was too much
For the crowd
For sooth
The Man is Mad!
For the next moon cycle
His Majesty would request his minstrels
To play
Thus he would accompany them
Eloquently and with charm
It was though he held a Queen
Tenderly against his breast
Behind closed doors
Was a quorum of discord
Hungry for power
Finally an opportunity…
Bursting forth
With a scroll signed by the
Magistrate himself
Claiming their Lord had lost
His sanity
And thus
Must step aside for
The security of the realm!
Restrained; his sad eyes
Rested on hers,
Aghast the fairy
Realised too late
What had come to pass
And subsequently helpless
With tears streaming down
Her face
Humbled she realised
He did lay no blame
Rather
With clarity
Had it not been this time
Another would have
Ensued
For this Lot
Are a determined bunch!
The Lord smiled
Bowed his Royal Crown
A final time
And
With dignity
He lost his head
His body fell to his knees
A pool that is
Truly richer than any jewel
Spread before him
It was if the floor itself
Gave way
The walls; solid stone
Melted,
The slate roof
Slid to fall to
The ground
Their world would never be the same

Yet did even one personage
Speak out?
Look closely
Were you there…?

6th Dec

What's your position

su2anne

Balwyn, Australia

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sometimes one can be too quick to judge. to not look closely. to evaluate…
this can have dire circumstances
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