Today Is: Sunday, December 08, 2019 07:00 PM. Our Topic of the Week: Quagmire
Questions?

Check our Help area first!

Comments? Suggestions?

Contact us now!

We like hearing feedback from members on how to improve the site!
 
 
 


 
Author Name: Freepenfold18 8 Comments
Date Added: October 23, 2012 07:10:34 Average Score: (Needs 2)
Views This Week
Members: 0
Unique Members: 0
Guests: 125
Total Views
Members: 10
Unique Members: 10
Guests: 391

Type: Rhyming
Category: General Add To Favorites | Text Only
 
In Response to Shedreams word bank
No longer shall I now pretend
My humanity savored or secure
For my virtue is surrounded
And the Wolves are at the door
This is no ordinary flight of fancy
Tis my right that I reclaimed
The Battle Scars I wear with pride
But regret those that I maimed
Once more I'll stand on Hallowed ground
Acceptance of my plight
May my end be swift and silent
As Arrows in the night.
Author's Notes:
Word bank  Pretend,Humanity,Savored,Secure,Virtue,Surrounded, Ordinary,Flight,Reclaimed,Battle Scars,Silent, and the phrase Arrows in the night. Hope you like it~Graham.
Report Offensive Poem.

'In Response to Shedreams word bank' Copyright © Graham Jones
Copyright is property of the above author or group. Reproduction in whole or in part is strictly prohibited.
Click here if you feel this poem is in violation of a copyright.
 
Click here to send this poem to someone!

Comments:
Comment By: Freeken on October 24, 2012 02:21:25 PM Report
What an awesome ending

This feels like a personal elegy

told by a hero rising to face the end.



wonderful poetry



peace

ken


Comment By: PremiumDan J. Mazurek on October 24, 2012 07:22:50 AM Report


 Graham to me you have earned that right.


This work of yours here tells of wars blight.


Good Job with the word bank.





Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on October 23, 2012 12:00:35 PM Report
I am astounded by this grand poem that seems a classical lyric.  It is very special.  I so enjoyed it.  It tells of time and life -- and -- death.  So be it.  Amen.  --David
Comment By: FreeTomahawk on October 23, 2012 11:47:43 AM Report


Good show, my friend! You made excellent use of the word bank....kudos to you!


 


Len

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on October 23, 2012 10:30:06 AM Report


Wow... this is just awesome!

So much depth to the outstanding poem

that reaches inside the readers mind..

 Hugs and Love ~ She Whispers

Comment By: Freee. Gene Myers on October 23, 2012 10:00:40 AM Report
Sounds like I am not alone with unresolved memories of war time activities.  Mine are not horror memories, but just things I would prefer to forget.  I could feel the pain in your words.  I pray this is fiction, but I fear it is not.
Nicely written

Gene

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on October 23, 2012 09:57:07 AM Report
You certainly nailed it, Graham!   Nice to see you posting again, this one is solid and trustworthy.  It speaks volumes.  Very nice conclusion!!
Comment By: FreeAdri on October 23, 2012 07:26:50 AM Report
I like it, a lot. Stunning Graham
Adri 





 


Check for Announcements.
on our Home page!

User poems are sometimes graced by images and textures stored on our site
courtesy of GRSites.com, Sandy Hradil, and Sherri Emily.


Welcome, Guest!

Become part of our
friendly community
of on-line writers!

Join today!
 
Username:
 
Password:
 
Forget Username or Password?

Members On Line: 0
Guests On Line: 78
Members in Chat: 0


Happy Birthday


 
We Thank You!

For your donations
and subscriptions!

Creative-Poems.com
P.O. Box 7931
The Woodlands, TX 77387

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
monovalent-defence
Copyright © 2003-2017 Creative-Poems.com.  All Rights Reserved. Use of this site is subject to certain
Terms of Service rules which constitute a legal agreement between you and Creative-Poems.com.
By providing links to other sites, Creative-Poems.com neither approves of, endorses, or gurantees
any information, opinions, or products found on those sites. Users follow links at their own risk.