The Unhappy Queen with a Porous Heart – Aggrievance IV

Aggrievance IV

She flew away from all that she knew;
She ran far and wide
Frantically querying about a young maiden
With the most melancholy of face,
The one who could not smile, nor utter a single word.

When humans would not help,
She implored the Sun, pleaded with the Wind
Besought the elements,
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The Unhappy Queen with a Porous Heart – Aggrievance II

Aggrievance II

There was something about her little niece,
That irked her from the start.

Was it her ever smiling face, or the lack of guile?
Was it the cheerful spirit or zest for life?
Was it a mother’s weak, selfish heart –
      that could not stand up to her narcissistic daughter’s
           wanton need for incessant attention?
Or was it because she constantly craved her daughter’s approval
      that she found it necessary to ingratiate with the one she engendered.

No matter the reasons; Continue reading “The Unhappy Queen with a Porous Heart – Aggrievance II”