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The Reluctant Soldier: XXVII

The Reluctant Soldier: XXVII

Posted May 20th, 2017 by Gracithe1andonly

by *Snow*
in wardly searching



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.



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.



What is friendship made of? What composes the

Bonds between two people, sometimes disparate,

But singing harmonies, not dissonances?

It is very sweet.



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.



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!



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.



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!


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

"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


"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


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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