Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 12,413,047
VxPoem ID: 4893
Posted: June 28th. 2004 4:13:13 PM
False Titles of Leadership
by Phronesus Disegno
Age Group: Adult
So you say that you're high up,
Your title or whatever,
You want me to believe that you
Are somehow really clever.
You say you've studied many years,
Have degrees and this and that,
Do you lead a coven, church, or group?
I'm still quite cautious yet.
Make no mistake, I've heard your claims
But they're hard to accept,
You've proven nothing to my soul,
Who told you you're adept?
For I myself have been around
The block a time or two,
I have inside now what it takes
To challenge all that's "true".
So let me say something of me
That you will need to know,
My trust for you will be hard-earned
And not blindly bestowed.
For if your claims are really true
You'll understand my position
Your ego won't need to be fed
By people's acts of contrition
You'll realize you're a person too
And not better than I
Stand firm behind all claims you make
Yet be an average guy
I say this because so many think
A label gives them power,
But a rose by any other name
Is just another flower.
For you must know from what I've said
A title is nothing to me.
I want to know what's in your "heart"...
This proof takes time, you see.
And if by then I finally learn
You're all that you have said,
I'll show respect and loyalty
For all the years ahead.
Author's Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
More Poems: Phronesus Disegno has posted 627 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Phronesus Disegno - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2016 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.