However it has been assigned
But principally within a polity,
Should certainly have been declined?
Consider, first, the social prequel
Of persons who aren’t freely equal.
Take, for example, persons slaves
Were only equals in their graves.
But living all their lives in slavery,
As southern blacks did in the South,
Meant living in a dragon’s mouth.
And though the dragons thought them savory,
The slaves who gave their lives in fire
Helped dragons gag on their desire.
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