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The Battle Maidens

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The Battle Maidens

A guttural yell, his glare on me: “Next you I shall fell, the heathen ye!” Abroad-sword up-held, he made his charge: From gored-haze unmeld, o’er corpses barged. Lurid darkness seeped, into our minds: In frenzy we leaped, our blades malign. Iron imploded, and blood galore: Forsooth Odin sang, of savage chore. Post berserk fray by, mutual expiry: Awesome in the sky, lo! Valkyries! They galloped and soared, spying the dead: The brave they hallowed, so to us said: “You two brutes have fought, zealous causes: ‘fore Ragnarok brought, join our forces!”

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  1. Date: 3/20/2012 7:18:00 AM
    Thank you for adding your spices to the soup today Alfred. I am enjoying reading all the appetizing poetry posted here today. Have a wonderful week. May inspiration hit the tip of your pen and never let go. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/19/2012 7:09:00 PM
    Smile ˜ You Had Myself Smiling Within Good Light At The Language & Style Within This I Might Say, View From One Perspective Yet, I See No Needs For Swords Where I Am Going Thus, As The Parchment Wept Into The Winds Of Was ˜ Warm Regards, John!:) ˜