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The Reluctant Soldier: XVIII

The Reluctant Soldier: XVIII

Posted March 19th, 2017 by Gracithe1andonly

by *Snow* Valence
in wardly searching

 

Unus:

Crisp and clear, green, blue, and gold; all dappled flakes

Dotting the ground beneath the trees. I forget,

On days like these, that treacherous fens are near,

Until I smell them.

 

Duo:

I do like the stallions. They have spirit;

They are courageous and often quite cheeky.

Some men I know would benefit from somehow

Turning into one.

 

Tres:

The clouds are not always oppressive; they’re not

If the air itself is dry and light, floating.

Gray does not have to be drear, not if a flame

Burns in every heart.

 

Quattor:

I know from my earliest days, all I’ve seen,

From every wanton deed I have witnessed, that

You are wrong! Errant! Failing! You, who taught us!

When will teachers learn?

 

Quinque:

At last, it seems that my fish-out-of-water,

Megaron, has become a comrade to them.

Ah, I should have guessed from his graceful bearing

That he could dance well.

 

VI:

My mind is a stew; in a sauce of silence,

There sits moments of imprudence, there beside

Days of laughter. My memories are blending;

What do I recall?

 

Septem:

The twilight is not red, though it is often

Depicted to be so. It is lavender,

Orange, blue blended purples, and lovely pinks.

Who painted the sky?

 


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I liked the Quattor section.

I liked the Quattor section. :)

Posted by Elora on Sun, 03/19/2017 - 17:27
Thank you for commenting! I

Thank you for commenting! I enjoyed that one, too. The author doesn't usually lose his cool like that, so it's fun to write him angry.

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Spero quod via tua est directa et quod tuum onus est levis.

Posted by *Snow* Cat Clea... on Sun, 03/19/2017 - 18:32
Keep this series coming,

Keep this series coming, Snow!! They are good!

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<(QuartzMaster A.K.A. Osaid)> Read my books!!!! :D

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Posted by Quartz on Sun, 03/19/2017 - 21:21

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