Just another twilight

What do we say in the twilight
of a republic? Roman walls fell
into darkness as emperors fiddled
with extravagance, confident
eternity comes to those who wait.

We are a nation doomed
to repeat mistakes of dead
immortals — blinded by hindsight,
history befalls us.


Phillip Knight Scott | © 2019

Written for Sammi‘s Weekend Writing Prompt #129 – Twilight

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