8 Nov


The knight fastens his armor
And sheaths his sword
And rides into battle
Against the oncoming horde

Swords and shields clash
And the warrior battles
Till the life leaves his eyes
And the death bell rattles

The Brave smears war paint
Across his stone cheek
Against the enemy’s rifles
His chances are bleak

But he draws back his bow
Fires into the blue
Defends his home land
Till bullets rip through

The Sarge laces his boots
And slaps a clip in
“You wanna live forever?”
He barks with a grin

He bursts on the beach
Unleashes gunfire
Fights till his last breath
Amid the blood and the mire

The father kisses his babies
Then kisses his wife
He’s off to the factory
To make a new life

He works himself ragged
To pay for their food
Till his bones and his sinew
Have all come unglued

The daughter cancels her plans
To be with her mother
Just a night out with friends
There’ll be another

She caresses her forehead
With a cool and wet towel
Mother gives a warm smile
Through the cancer’s cold scowl

These are warriors
Who give of themselves
And not for rewards
To stack upon shelves

They don’t do it for riches
Or glory or laws
They do it for love
That’s the warrior’s cause

                                    Take care,



3 Responses to “Warriors”

  1. iamforchange November 8, 2012 at 11:23 pm #

    Love is definitely the reason and the glue, nice post and I must say Awesome! Thanks Miro, a true Warrior of Love are you!

  2. Sue Dreamwalker November 11, 2012 at 10:51 am #

    Warriors through and through~

    ( my grandfather served in the second world war and came home wounded, he died when I was 10. He said he was a lucky one, but he never spoke of his ordeal , )

    Warriors they are,…

  3. drsuraiyanasim November 12, 2012 at 1:11 am #

    Heartfelt and touching. Indeed, they are true warriors!

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