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The Fighter's War Cry is Poetry, 
for it comes from their soul

The poet settles through the hall at night.
He joins within the scattered talking there.
His lute and harp are strung to ease the fright
Reminding sons and brothers what they dare.

The heroes from the past do live again
With legend for their blood and fame their name.
Cold weapons hot with purpose do begin
To pulse with passion for the daylight game.

Around the hall, the hounds of battle stay.
And, with the night, lay quiet for the now.
Come dawn, all thought of else will shattered be
But now, in dreams, their fear does furrow brow.

The harper plays to give them strength and cause.
The morrow sees him sing with what he draws.

© G.Robin Smith  -   Writer/Playwright/Fundraiser

His IMDB Resume. His Website Ben Franklin - History you can talk to.

The author is looking for an illustrator and/or publisher to publish this work
as a fantasy-tale book, and can be contacted through his website.

Find more chivalrous works at Brand´s Poetry Page, his yahoo Poetry List,
and his music on Soundcloud.

Poetic form: Shakespearean Sonnet

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