Friday Poem
© 20 Apr 2012 Luther Tychonievich
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Friday Poem

In the real world, sometimes a great set-up isn’t followed by an action scene.


Untitled Poem

A brave man stood with sword unsheathed,
A blade the king himself bequeathed
Upon a waif in whom he saw
That gleaming eye and well-set jaw
That said to him, “‍here sits a lad
Who simply can’t abide what’s bad.‍”

Before this lad-grown-man there stood
A man whom all men understood
Had not a good thought in his head
And thus who most men wished were dead.

The evil man has not a blade;
This fact the good man’s sword has stayed.

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