Now Just a Commoner

Now Just a Commoner

The mouse was king

of fright

till the dustpan and


dethroned it.

Now it is just a commoner

in the fields

far from the palace it

once knew

when it wore a crown.

Danny P. Barbare

Danny P. Barbare has recently worked as a janitor. His poems have appeared all over the world. He has been published over 800 times locally and abroad. Most recently in El Portal, Huizache, The Aurorean, Columbia College Literary Journal, and many more. He grew up and lives in Greenville, SC.

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