Dragon’s Desire

Coinage around my room Like I’m a dragon Who swallows diamonds Absent-mindedly Leaving change Around the place I need the best Rarest, hardest Minerals to keep To armor soft spots And to keep piling As a treasure den Altering states From weak to strong As I consume more Trinkets and valuables In order to lureContinue reading “Dragon’s Desire”

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Armor Gone

Every day You reach out to me To touch And unlash the straps That keep my cuirass Fastened to my chest You feel the lines On my helmet From scrapes and scraps Alike And still you’re there To take my blood iron Bullets and unchamber them Slowly My weapons You take and toss aside HandsContinue reading “Armor Gone”

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Shto36u3

Hot shot Shiny new Centurion Upon the Battlefield Pristine gleaming Gladius and mask Frozen forever in Dismay As He looks with Contempt At Me and my Older ways He will kick And punch with Steel glove Stabbing With sword To quickly Kill me I Evade and Block And laugh The same as When any bladeContinue reading “Shto36u3”

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Death6ish

We planned out harvest In August And we knew what we Were doing Blue skies Rich soil Hills like Gold foil Yet this doesn’t feel like home To us This endless sunshine and white Clouds in the ocean blue We work with what we’ve wrought When the weather rots And clouds enrage At the prospectContinue reading “Death6ish”

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Honorable

Two knights stood in the center of a burning village. The raid had taken place, and the defenses were overwhelmed. Somehow, when the attacking force moved on, one knight from those numbers had remained. That knight had yellow paint on his helmet. The other knight had no paint on his armor. He belonged to noContinue reading “Honorable”

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Borrowed Arms

Borrowed Arms Hoist up a shield Breath deeply in Wrap up your hands With leather and Withdraw a sword from the field Of fallen knights and heroes Borrow a helmet That doesn’t fit Put on two boots Each sized too big These are epilogues that were writ After strength and stress of heroes shed TakeContinue reading “Borrowed Arms”

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Memento

Memento After the beast was slain I dropped my lance and shield And as it lay writhing I stood upon its chest afield, Gripped one of its great tusks And wrenched free a tooth from its maw, Holding it from behind gauntlets. A jagged blade of bone and dread, A trophy ripped free in victoryContinue reading “Memento”

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