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Democracy eclipsed

Witness the last rites in the final mockery.

By Roderick MakimPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Democracy eclipsed
Photo by Rod Long on Unsplash

Exaggerated elegy over the

Corpse of democracy, less a

Lament of the dead, laying there for all to see

Interred in public, than a

Paean, full of triumph in dubious honour of the ones who

Slaughtered her.

Even the days grow dark as we sit and witness this final humiliation.


About the Creator

Roderick Makim

Read one too many adventure stories as a child and decided I'd make that my life.

I grew up on a cattle station in the Australian Outback and decided to spend the rest of my life seeing the rest of the world.

For more: www.roderickmakim.com

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