Dumb Down

Too big

Too bright

Dumb down

Or take flight


A peg here

A chunk there

Knocking out

That haughty air


Still shining

But not for long

Think you’re right

You’re oh so wrong


Only one king

Not two

Dumb down

Or you’re through


Light dimmed

Posture stooped

Voice lowered

Just for you

Copyright © Larisa McBean

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