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Shield Maiden

Shield Maiden

I have dreamed of the battle;
And truly I have heard,
The ring of sword upon sword;
And tasted blood between my teeth.

I have met the enemy head on;
And vanquished him.
But not before his blows;
Knocked me time and time again, to my knees.

I have defended hearth and home;
And babies dear, from large demon invaders, 
Blasting at my door.
Fearsome foes, not of this world.

I have met them on the field with battle cry;
I ran toward the fray.
I have sailed upon a long-ship bold;
To fight them in their own land.

But now my arm grows weary as I hold my sword.
The place is empty where my human strength resides.
My wound is deep, my tunic stained with my own blood.
The song of battle fades to just a whisper in the wind.

It is not Odin or Valhalla that I seek;
It is another place where all good warriors go;
Where one may breathe the sacred air of peace;
And rest forever with Jehovah God.  

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 4/1/2019 5:52:00 PM
Hello Wanda Daugherty, so nice to meet you.There were a lot of swards fights in thse days. have a nice evening my friend.
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