CLAMOUR WE ALL, Poetry by Victor O. Sawyerr

GENRE: POWER, Political, Society

by Victor O. Sawyerr

Clamour we all
For Power
To act
To Change
To deify
To ‘demonify’
To wield absolutes
Over lesser

Clamour we all
For Power
To stand
As Kings
To soar
Like Eagles
Like lions
To own
The jungle.

Clamour we all
For Power
To depose
Like gods
Like angels
Wave wands
Like fairies
And wrest
The universe
Our Private Domain.

Clamour for,
But the ultimate
Aphrodisiac ;
The final

    The Trappings
    Of Addiction, and
    A conundrum
    of altered self perceptions
    Inebriated self consciousness…

That revolves
but in the palm
Of our little hands.
[Written by Victor O. Sawyerr. June 1st 2016]

[Acknowledgement: “Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac”… Henry Kissinger Former Secretary of State, USA ]

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