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Yet My Mind Holds Invincible Summer Hues

Yet My Mind Holds Invincible Summer Hues Bitter cold, ice ravages red-cliffs in my veins Yet my mind holds invincible summer hues O' Darkness thy black-hand my spirit restrains Tho' thy power rages from thy dark Lord's pews Flee thee far back into thy dark Lord's abode Plead thy master, at Byrnhilda's rock for aid Summer's warmth, my fiery embers sent explode My Viking blood, proves I am iron made With such power I banish thee with one breath Tho' thy great wealth of evil is fierce and strong Birthright, I draw residues from Odin's death Epic strength and power from Valkyries's song Bitter cold, ice ravages red-cliffs in my veins Yet my mind holds invincible summer hues O' Darkness thy black-hand my spirit restrains Tho' thy power rages from thy dark Lord's pews Carry thy dark master this warning I send With shields of truth, and armored Nordic powers And with soul's all, and all my strength I defend Against stones thrown from Dark Lord's brimstone towers When Valhalla's halls open for my passing And Odin sits with mighty Thor at his side Few will have entered in this pledge surpassing Held firm, courage, loyalty and Viking pride Bitter cold, ice ravages red-cliffs in my veins Yet my mind holds invincible summer hues O' Darkness thy black-hand my spirit restrains Tho' thy power rages from thy dark Lord's pews Robert J. Lindley, 8-19-2016 Syllables Per Line: 11 11 11 11 0 11 11 11 11 0 11 11 11 11 0 11 11 11 11 0 11 11 11 11 0 11 11 11 11 0 11 11 11 11 Total # Syllables: 308 Total # Words: 221 Note: I was bored this afternoon, decided to finish last 12 verses to this poem. Begun as a tribute to my Viking heritage.. Hope you may enjoy it my friends..

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Date: 4/14/2017 7:25:00 AM
A great write Robert. It reads almost like a prayer to your Viking ancestors. A poem of strength.
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Date: 4/14/2017 8:05:00 AM
Thank you my friend. I AM VERY PLEASED THAT YOU FIND IT SO.. That was an important part of the message I wanted to convey..
Date: 4/14/2017 3:05:00 AM
Excellent poem. It holds all that I imagine is Viking-like :) And it is so powerful the first and last stanza repeated.
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Date: 4/14/2017 5:25:00 AM
Thank you Darren. I wrote of the times in my youth, when I felt strongly that Viking blood racing in my veins. Dreams that I had that spoke of battlefields, long voyages and mysteries about this world. I hope this tribute gave some of that and revealed my immense pride in that part of my bloodline.
Date: 3/23/2017 4:17:00 AM
Good Morning Robert. Please allow me to let your words and message stand. There is nothing I could ever add. Hold this entry close and dear as it belongs to you and your heritage. I will say this. I see much beauty and strength not to mention men/women of substance. Thank you for sharing you. There are no words to describe any heritage.
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Date: 3/23/2017 8:55:00 AM
Thank you my friend. I hold dear the ancient peoples in my bloodline.. Their strength, courage , honor and surviving seeds I honor in this tribute.
Date: 3/16/2017 10:24:00 PM
Hi Robert, this excellent piece does sing with your Viking heritage. I certainly enjoyed the write Robert. As always, when it comes to Vikings i do get greedy. I wanted more, i could have just read and read. This is excellence Robert. I could feel my own Celtic honour rise as i read through these wonderful words. I do love Viking saga's. I could read this work over and over Robert. This has to be a seven and a fave. Your Friend....Mike.
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Date: 3/17/2017 6:48:00 AM
Thank you my friend. My maternal bloodline goes back to the Vikings and Nordic culture. Vikings were powerful and true warriors, as well as courageous explorers. We know that Vikings discovered America long before Columbus did. A truly gifted and courageous people my friend..
Date: 3/15/2017 6:05:00 PM
...this is you....bored...wow Robert! your words are electrifying, they move, refusing to surrender, as if carrying the strength and spirit of all who came before. Magnificent writing, :-) exciting to read. a fave, 7+ blessings, lynn
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Date: 3/16/2017 5:21:00 AM
Thank you my friend. My muse demanded that I recall and write as I did back in my twenties. I think I got some of it.
Date: 3/15/2017 4:54:00 PM
"Summer's warmth, my fiery embers sent explode My Viking blood, proves I am iron made" "Birthright I draw residues from Odin's death Epic strength and power from Valkyries's song" Wow Robert, it is lines like these that not only make you a good poet, but a GREAT poet! You need to become bored more often Robert! This fantastic classic piece deserves a fave and a bow to your talent my friend. A super seven! POTD worthy. ; )
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Date: 3/16/2017 5:21:00 AM
Thank you my friend. My muse demanded that I recall and write as I did back in my twenties. I think I got some of it.
Date: 3/15/2017 2:25:00 PM
I really enjoyed reading your poem ..Indeed Idid> Charma.
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Date: 3/16/2017 5:20:00 AM
Thank you my friend. My muse demanded that I recall and write as I did back in my twenties. I think I got some of it.