Like the Emperor
lacking in any clothes
in any wit
and preens upon the world stage.
Loud and crass
wearing diamond blasts
thinking all will play his game.
He struts upon the carpet red
never noticing the stains or tears.
He sits upon the dais
looking up in wonder at those….
those he has spurned
those he has slighted
those who eat on gold
who drink from goblets of sterling silver
never realizing how they laugh at this toad.