The highest rank

No coronation tendered

for a title that is vital.

King, Emperor, Admiral, General

pale in comparison.

Earned, conferred while

some opt for deferment.

Others

take exception to the perception,

endeavoring to serve

aspiring

to be

the rod of correction

anchor, foundation, rudder

Title.

Tantamount to an idol,

necessary, essential, consequential

a foreign concept.

Unworthy to the cowardly.

No fanfare, accolades, ovations or delusions of grandeur to be endured.

Fulfillment, honor, duty is the currency

Father

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