Tag Archives: war

Dominion

What is your dominion? Your ravaged terrain is bleeding Your soldiers fallen, leaving Like ghosts floating across A broken sky What is your dominion? This grasp for power petty A childhood dream gone sour And at this appointed hour You … Continue reading

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Floating Far Downstream for Tale-Weaver’s Prompt 26

Isolation’s prison here defines My limitations, all I see Silence punctuated by Discordant, harsh cacophony And sharp, blood soaked imagery Deep within the soul of me And feeding on my energy There’s nothing else, no more for me No more … Continue reading

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Epitaph

I weep not for my fallen friends I know I’ll join them once again When life has lost me to the veil We’ll gather, walking on the trail I’ll raise a glass to see them true As all our friendships … Continue reading

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Warrior Headdress – for Prompt 29 Rorschach Test

Warrior headdress fit for a God Eyes slit behind steel Fears emerge, submerge, congeal This glittering morning as we rise Reclaim all our death-soaked battle cries Warrior headdress, archangel wings Sombre in solitude Refracting darker attitude The elements severe but … Continue reading

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Aftermath

We will till the fields in the aftermath We will grow new harvests We will tend new paths We will dream of better days As gods dance and laugh We will till the fields in the aftermath We will lay … Continue reading

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I Am No Hero

I calculate my days In increments of risk and gain I make my power plays For reasons that I won’t explain And as the danger comes My reptile brain, alert, awake Is beating on the drums And counting prisoners to … Continue reading

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One Child – for Right2Write Prompt 9 Stop Terrorism

The death of one child is the death of the world Sand arising as mother earth shakes off her despair and hungers for an artist’s vision there Reptile brain awakens flooding the system with fear and alarm The eye watching … Continue reading

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Blackest Rose

This forsaken shore This brittle morn Where lives were lost And vows forsworn We count the cost Before the dawn Before the dawn Such flags were raised Such plans begun A birth betrayed Forgotten son And all our oaths Are … Continue reading

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For Ionia, Part 2 – In honour of her victory over cancer

Under parched earth the seed of health and hope slumbered, waiting the moment to arise The sky above so bleak seemed bent on sadness yet held within its sweet surprise That rain will fall eventually and open joyful eyes The … Continue reading

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Samurai

Honor steadfast Absolute stillness All is preparation For every battle Curved sword Waiting patient Eyeing the horizon For the slightest Disturbance Perfected training Excoriated soul Awaiting the moment To strike Or to bow Samurai On the greyest morning Wakes to … Continue reading

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