The Lackeys by Mitja Lovše

Mitja Lovše | June 1st, 2022 | poetry | No Comments


The posters of the ruler
that has no clue on measure
combine some threads to solve
the riddle of the nation he occupied.

We can’t put him away quickly,
because he is surrounded by those,
who reached the high echelons of might
thanks to their propensity to be the toilets.

They could rebel against him,
though a trip to a cemetery show
how many have tried to achieve this
and these were braver than all of them.

They do notice an important thing here –
the posters of the ruler rarely stay safe.

Poet Bio

Mitja Lovše is a writer, a performer and a director from Slovenia. He works within the fields of theatre, film, television and literature. He’s still alive.

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