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"Dark Roads: Before the battle" by Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren)

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One more sequel to 'Riding into the dark'. Past is already left behind and the future is not started yet. And you sort of hanging between them...
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←- Dark Roads: A Prayer | Dark Roads: Riding itno the dark -→

Night before the battle

 

Old blade in my hand shines faint blue

Reminds me of battles we won.

Waiting and watching is hardest, true,

When nothing can be done.

Wind howls like a hound from hell,

Something is coming, I canít be wrong.

Will none remember how we fell,

Or our story will be in a song?

The future only Goddess knows,

The past is washed away by rain,

No matter which way the story goes,

If it casts me down Iíll rise again!

←- Dark Roads: A Prayer | Dark Roads: Riding itno the dark -→

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24 Oct 2002:-) Anastasia I-Morn-Gwathren
One of those dark-heroic poems! I like how you do them. This should be in the "Dark Roads" collection too. (Or how'd I call it then?)
Anyway, awsome job.

:-) Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren) replies: "Thank you!2))"
29 Nov 200245 Firekitten
Wow, what a great poet!!! ^_^

:-) Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren) replies: "Thank you!!2))"
12 Jul 2007:-) Heidi Hecht
This is awesome. I like how you show what the hero is feeling. It could almost be a speech he's using to rouse his comrades.

Just one spot that bothered me a bit: "Will none remember how we fell, Or our story will be in a song?" I'd delete the second "will" to make it flow better.

Anyway, I'm enjoying your "Dark Roads" poems.
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'Dark Roads: Before the battle':
 • Created by: :-) Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren)
 • Copyright: ©Natalie Touretsky (Gerie Aren). All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Battle, Sword, Warrior
 • Categories: Magic and Sorcery, Spells, etc., Celtic
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