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An example must be made,

A coward, so they said.

At dawn they tied him to a post,

And his comrades shot him dead.

Not much more than a boy,

He'd bravely took the shilling,

His mind though could take no more,

He could not bear the killing.









Entry for
STANDARD CONTEST 195,any form,any,
theme,upto a max of 8 (E I G H T) lines Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Brian Strand
15/3/19. Placed=1st.

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Date: 3/16/2019 5:01:00 PM
Congratulations for your win Gary. It reaches me deeply :)
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Date: 3/16/2019 5:37:00 PM
Thank you Heidi. :)