The English Civil War

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On Whose Authority?

 

Considering an age-old problem, I

Regarded the content of a film that

Observed the difficulty of the Fat

Measuring the Slim, when taxed to the sky.

Who can say what’s right for every guy?

Either the common man becomes a mat

Lining leaders’ halls or an autocrat

Living like the apple of his own eye.

 

Oliver Cromwell faced a decision

Like that, when his king asked for more money:

Instead of meekly giving permission,

Vilifying the English monarchy,

Enacted a Protectorate, a schism

Resulting in civil war/anarchy.

 

Sonnet XXII

About cdsmiller17

I am an Astrologer who also writes about world events. My first eBook "At This Point in Time" is available through most on-line book stores. I have now serialized my second book "The Star of Bethlehem" here. And to give my blog pages something lighter, I'm sharing some of my personal photographs, too.
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