Vain People

Paraphrased from Essay 54 : “On Vainglory” by Francis Bacon

the wise scorn, fools laud,

parasites exalt, and are

slaves to their own pride

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Paraphrased from Essay 54 : “On Vainglory” by Francis Bacon

Author: Beleaguered Servant

Owen "Beleaguered" Servant (a/k/a Sibelius Russell) writes poetry mostly, with an occasional pause to have a seizure.

1 thought on “Vain People”

  1. I see you Black Wolf
    Watching wary in the wood
    Who are you trailing

    Who are you hunting
    please do not reply “It’s you”
    I leave, walk don’t run

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