Maladapted

Clinging to ill-fitting goals

Is to accept being addressed

With a borrowed sobriquet, 

To expect protection 

From a bedevilled amulet,

To forage for an entheogen

And end up with a pathogen,

To pray for a philosopher king

But be gifted a profligate régime. 

◄ Laconic

Outfoxed ►

Comments

Holden Moncrieff

Sat 12th Jun 2021 22:27

Thank you so much for the kind words, Stephen, I really appreciate it! 😊

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Stephen Atkinson

Sat 12th Jun 2021 11:44

I have to grab a dictionary whenever I read your poems Holden. 😆 Love your style & use of words 👋

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