Becoming Queen

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 14, 2017

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https://soundcloud.com/user-921599710/becoming-queen Eminent city of Persia, long live the King A youthful Jewess, of parents passed Resettled in her cousin’s home, under Mordecai’s care, as his own To womanhood, the becoming of The palace of Persia shall hold a feast, proud men shall gather Prominent presence, echoes of entertainment A heedless king of too much wine, a request for his Queen to dine Such instruction declined Continued unaligned, to behold of her beauty Of customs contrary, of directions unwise To dwell in the kingdom, yet to be replaced In such haste, a queen no more A closing door, seek out the best Search through the kingdom Esther before the King – be seen To become Queen Place a royal crown, inner restoration found Mordecai as watchman, seated at the gate Heard whispers of a plot against the King Queen so informed, in Mordecai’s name The guilty found, punished accordingly Long life of the King Mordecai unacknowledged Notwithstanding kindness to him

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