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The Tempest, Reimagined

bypushkine©

The only way to a woman's heart is along the path of torment.
—D. A. F. de Sade


Once, in a kingdom by the sea
On a strange, indifferent shore,
Rough magic ruled by king's decree.

Enforced by spirit's guarantee,
Inhabitants would serve the lord
Once in his kingdom by the sea.

For she, poor spirit, was not free
Herself but bound to be his whore
(Rough magic ruled this king's decree)

And Ariel, the bourgeoisie
Made trip to rhythms she abhorred,
Once in this kingdom by the sea.

Shipwrecked usurpers nor were free
But taken, taunted, tortured, for
Rough magic ruled here. King's decree.

Though "King" was simply cher Marquis,
His staff a crop, his tastes hardcore.
Once, in a kingdom by the sea,
Rough magic ruled, by king's decree.



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