Posted by: Ron DuBour | July 20, 2017

King for a Day~by Paul F. Lenzi



King for a Day


Image by pauklein

on a catamaran
where the waters are green
I acquired a tan
that attracted a queen

she so loved my shade
that she gave me a crown
then I started to fade
till I lost all my brown

and the last thing she said
as I knelt at the log
was “Remove his pale head!”
and the axe cut the fog



(originally posted November 2013)



  1. Loved it.

  2. thank you for sharing my poem with your readers

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