Disastrous

Disastrous - Daily Prompt

Displeased with an unjust aristocracy, my

Ill-at-ease, combat-boot, pistol packing protagonist

Saddles her bag and crosses a moonlit bridge leading

Away from her dystopian

Society ravaged with politicians

Touting equality and proposing

Remedies riddled with ambiguities, my

Outraged protagonist flees iniquity for

Utopia where the populace matters not just a

Shameful wealthy few

 

Copyright 2017 by E. Denise Billups

Daily Prompt: Disastrous

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10 Comments Add yours

  1. Wow, good one! There’s a novel in those few lines.
    –Michael

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hahaha! Yes, I can see it now, my dark protagonist in search of utopia. πŸ™‚ Thanks, Michael!

      Like

  2. Jade M. Wong says:

    Love your poem! Read like a scene from a novel.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks, Jade! I was trying to go for that effect πŸ™‚ I’m glad you enjoyed it!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Simon says:

    Nice one! 😊

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you! πŸ™‚

      Like

  4. eddaz says:

    Wonderful….I love the compilation 😊

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks, Eddaz! πŸ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

      1. eddaz says:

        You are welcome πŸ’

        Liked by 1 person

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