Only the Maverick – Free Verse – October 14, 2014

Definition of Maverick

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The Maverick

Goad them onto the turf of battle
Hew them in their youth
Write your initials on their tombs
Solemnly march on by …

Only the dispised maverick
Stands even half a chance
To wriggle through the mesh …
Nimble as an eel he goes
Setting his own cadence …

Society’s pathological goals
Teaching everything and vise-versa …
Waxing eloquent it convinces
The people to sanction death …

Goaded onto the turf of war
Hewn is our youth
Write your initials on their tombs
Solemnly march on by …

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1. Cadence 2. Maverick 3. Nimble 4. Turf  5. Initials 6. Pathology 7. Waxen 8. March 9. Eel 10. Vise 11. Goad 12. Hew

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