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Author Name: FreeByronBabe 19 Comments
Date Added: June 10, 2012 09:06:07 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Rhyming
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Knight-errant

A knight-errant is he,

armor only jeans and a tee,

a pen the sword he wields,

paper his crest and shield.


Whilst there be no dragons to slay,

he draws inspiration from the brae,

there are no damsels in distress,

only undying poetry to profess.


Pieces of love and ladies fair,

mayhap selkies with long red hair,

help you find what ere you seek,

and in turn your interest pique. 


Hearkens to the doves at dawn,

pays homage to ages long gone,

no more quests to set him roaming,

only moonbeams in the gloaming. 


Though worldly may be his talent,

none may call him less than gallant,

for be you foe or be you friend,

a bit of prose to you hell lend.

Author's Notes:
In scot; "brae" is hillside, "gloaming" is dusk and a "selkie" is a mythical creature who looks like a seal in the water and a human on land.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeN.M.Sodergran on November 7, 2012 02:19:20 PM Report
In some countries it indeed takes a knights courage to write! 

Excellent poem, wonderfully portrayed and thanks for the intro to all those beautiful new words!!

Cheers!

Aeth
Comment By: Freeken on October 21, 2012 05:44:54 PM Report
A modern day bard touching hearts with words

:)



love it

ken


Comment By: FreeFilthy on July 6, 2012 04:25:13 PM Report
A well deserved gong sits atop this.
Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on July 4, 2012 06:04:06 PM Report
...very nice!  the simplicity of verse is my favorite part.  Your lovely poem says so much in just a few words.  Congratulations on your special award!
Comment By: FreeRegina Woiler on June 30, 2012 05:46:18 PM Report
I fancy the lending of prose by a gallant fellow, but the loan need never be received, for that implies an echo, but perhaps heard, swept through the earlobe into the cerebellum's sound dissecting and introspecting section and into the wind of brilliant spoken thoughts
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on June 27, 2012 03:17:16 PM Report
Congratulations on being presented with this medal.  ~Pamela  
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on June 27, 2012 03:16:59 PM Report
Congratulations on being presented with this medal.  ~Pamela  
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on June 27, 2012 03:16:26 PM Report
Congratulations on being presented with this medal.  ~Pamela  
Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on June 26, 2012 03:24:05 PM Report


Congratulations to the poetic lass.


This is your first but not your last.

Comment By: PremiumMary Lou Allen on June 25, 2012 12:34:41 PM Report
Congratulations! Your worthy knight deserves the award. ML
Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on June 25, 2012 10:17:27 AM Report
Congratulations on a well-deserved award!  This is a magnificent poem by a magnificent person!  Bravo!  --David
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on June 25, 2012 09:35:55 AM Report
Congrats on this Kym, like I said before, an instant fav!
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on June 25, 2012 07:00:47 AM Report
Congratulations on the Feature Poem Award for this great write.  Keep up the GREAT work. 



Lady Dragonwyck  

Comment By: ModeratorHenry M. on June 23, 2012 01:01:01 PM Report
Absolutely brilliant poem Kym, excellent.   Hugs,   Henry
Comment By: PremiumJoe McNinney on June 10, 2012 08:42:10 PM Report
This is going right into my favs list. I LOVE this!
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on June 10, 2012 04:46:51 PM Report
To write like this takes talent...Just awesome!! *****
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on June 10, 2012 01:52:52 PM Report

Welll, shiver me bagpipes!..Classic and classy stuff, niece...Loved the atmospheric blast from the past in the description of a modern-day poet.

 

"no more quests to set him roaming,

only moonbeams in the gloaming."

 

Great stuff, Kym!...Unca Len

Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on June 10, 2012 10:30:57 AM Report
Delightful ballad-like song.  The rare words give it a Scottish flavor  Thanks for translating them; so much easier to appreciate this lovely set of verses.  --David 
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on June 10, 2012 09:35:13 AM Report


This is a great piece of work, Kym, very descriptive and medieval in context, a true fable. Well done.


 


Len





 


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