The World Might Well Be Remedied

Music: Sonata in G Minor -- Introduzione: Largo; Ist Movement: Allegro.
By Muzio Clementi. Performed by Nathan Eckel at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Public Domain license.

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The world might well be remedied,
The revolution won,
Eyes turned back towards paradise
And memories to stone.

Power might indeed devolve
To those who now have none,
Saints upon the barricades
Whose time has come and gone.

For in the act of overthrow
There sits a golden throne,
Empty till the tide returns
To those who rule alone.

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