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The Last Spear

Salvatore Fucci 1963 (Place)



As I sat flat on the field
Open were my men
Shield atop the ground
I did not shed my Sword from my side
Their eyes open
Gracious was their sight
I became blind with rage
Not because I did not stand in front
Phelinx did not fail
Nor could leadership prevail
It happens we understood
Made a decision for the good
Never in doubt were we

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Written on October 03, 2021

Submitted by nightssaturday544 on October 02, 2021

Modified on April 14, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCDEFGHIIJJK
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 328
Words 67
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 13

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