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Who do you think you are? - A poem and performance by Franco Esteve
New Video Poem Performance about people, betrayal, and more
Posted in Franco Esteve, Poetry, Video Performance, Writing on February 9, 2021
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“Who do you think you are?” a poem & performance by Franco Esteve

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Here’s “Who do you think you are?“, a poem and video performance. It’s the next one in this series and is inspired upon people and situations some of you might relate to or be familiar with.

Written and performed by Franco Esteve. ©2021 Franco Esteve. All rights reserved.

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Poem text:

Who do you think you are?

“You talk a charming game
Promising riches and fame
Due to my remarkable birth
And my extraordinary berth

But your ravissant poise
Reveals your true nature
That impostrous undertone
(Subtly) hiding in plain sight

Your con is made manifest
Out in the open for all to see
Despite your duplicitous cleverness
Your spiel is now clearly spurious
If not yet seen by most,
It is most definitely seen by me

Who do you think you are
Who are you to elder claim
Some right to that which you have stolen
Some truth to that which you have lied,
Cheated me of much
And just as such, been all a disappointment

Deceiver, abuser, serpent, thief
Titles you share with a more infamous other
Titles I’ve carried as prince
Unearned, undeserved,
A debt I have most definitely paid

And yet, your guile endures
With your deceitful manipulations
Preying on the gentle nobility of our princely nature
To once again plunder our coffers
Dishonoring that of the deceased

And the princely heirs you’ve disgraced,
Mangled, scarred, and impoverished.
A legacy of destitution
Procured throughout a lifetime
Stamped and sealed even in death

Fuck you, you narcissistic fuck
You false idol, you golden calf
I’m no longer blind
And have no take to give
Nor do I wish to bye, good or otherwise

It’s over. That’s it. I’m done.”

Written and performed by Franco Esteve

©2021 Franco Esteve

Background Song: Hanging by Franco Esteve, from the album and short film, Paranoia, The Doll Chronicles

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