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The Reluctant Soldier: XXVII

The Reluctant Soldier: XXVII

Posted May 20th, 2017 by Gracithe1andonly

by *Snow* Revival
in wardly searching

 

Unus:

I have no doubt that a true hero has died,

On this black day. The sun still dares to shine, but

The blackness is seen in the smoke of the flame

Bearing him outward.

 

Duo:

I sometimes wish I could be crushed for a time,

Under lethargy or illness. But no; I

Soldier on, soldier on, growing drier as

Mother Earth falls down.

 

Tres:

What is friendship made of? What composes the

Bonds between two people, sometimes disparate,

But singing harmonies, not dissonances?

It is very sweet.

 

Quattor:

Something has gone through the chink in my armor,

Someone has tickled my funny bone; and now

I am rolling on the ground in laughter’s throes,

Bitterness melting.

 

Quinque:

Some burdens are simply too heavy for men;

Two stone of steel worn as armor, for one thing;

Amhrion’s conscience for another. In short,

Hurrah for leather!

 

VI:

The idea of a deity scares me,

A he or a she with such power in hand

To make of the world a toy. If he is just,

All my friends will die.

 

Septem:

The Spring is a time for new beginnings, but

Beginnings are not always good. Now begins

A repeat of the most ancient mistake; for

War breeds only war.

 

 


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Nice! I love

Nice! I love it!

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"Uuuuuuuuurr Ahhhhhhhhhrrrrrr Uhhrrrrr Ahhhrrrr Aaaaarrrggghhh..." - Chewbacca

Posted by $iLiC0nDi0XidEm@$Te7 on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 11:56
Realy good, I am so not

Realy good, I am so not musical.

Posted by Brooke on Sat, 05/20/2017 - 18:47
wHO DIEd? "amhrion's

wHO DIEd?

"amhrion's conscience for another." aw, poor amhrion.

 

"You can't be grey." - SilverSnowLeopard, 'Ignite'

Posted by BentStaples Re on Mon, 06/05/2017 - 15:30
im not sure, probably one of

im not sure, probably one of the Warleaders from one of the other groups

was it tenar?

it was probably tenar

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

Posted by *Snow* Songs in... on Mon, 06/05/2017 - 22:28

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