His Majesty

I stand there, wind knocked out of me. 

In front of me: his majesty. 

Quickly I bow as not to anger, 

And the king raises his hand to keep order. 

The room falls silent, 

And the guards need not be violent, 

For everyone knows how to act 

In front of his majesty; it's a fact. 

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