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Honored Sands

Shield and sword in hand Broken legs, a quill of plan Praying to die as real men Hades calls to all Free men kill for coin and fame Energized audience bays. Crushed skulls see no more Extend hand to dying friend Glory sought- life’s bitter end Cheering crowd - no grief Spartacus, Oenomaus Refuse to see his brother Die in dust and shame-- Fragmented parts bleed in sand Detached eyes taken to wing The crowds dance and sing Two champions form a bond Clanking steel, new language formed Together they fight Clashing with Devils, winning Hoping honorable death Each sees to his friend Promises made for their death Both grasp knowledge of his end.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 4/22/2014 11:11:00 AM
Awesome...strongly expressed and a balanced presentation; enjoyable read. / congrats on your win, Amy. // paul
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Date: 4/22/2014 1:46:00 AM
Amy, your writing always amazes. Congratulations on your win with this powerful piece!
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Date: 4/22/2014 1:44:00 AM
Brilliant write and congrats on the win, Amy
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Date: 4/21/2014 10:30:00 PM
Amy this is a great poem n a great win ! Congrats on ur great win !
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Date: 4/21/2014 9:49:00 PM
hello Amy, again,,, Congratulations, AWESOME POEM:) Thank you so much for taking your time in supporting my contest... Always & Forever *Linda
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Date: 4/21/2014 9:00:00 PM
I love the fallen enemies are fighting together against devils...congrats on your win Amy
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Date: 4/13/2014 6:55:00 PM
An interesting topic you have chosen here. Your slant on the actions, and reasoning of these two men, is captivating. Nice write, that makes for a engaging read.
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