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Reckoned With

by D B 4 years ago in social commentary
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You come at me strong;

some force to be reckoned with,

knocking me down flat

in the blink of an eye —

taken from one stance to none.

In your belief, you are

a being to be bowed down before,

like some royal operative

to the worsened acceptance of

hierarchy, washing out the unwanted

and purging all that fail to

meet that wretched mark.

Well, see us now; see us stand

before you with our shoulders back,

chins up, legs straight, no bent knees

ready to crumble, to fall beneath

your weighted dictatorship.

You believe you are the force to be reckoned with:

well then, try reckon with us.

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