Better to live life
Than their life's instruction
Better to bear witness
Than join the induction
Better to stand tall
And not be counted
Best not to kneel
Less you be mounted
Better to die
And have made no difference
Than be eulogised
At their insistance
Best to view people
As nature's corruptions
And pay no heed
To pointless instructions.

© Severn Dwyer. 2010

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