a warrior and a poet



blades clashed....flashed orange in a dying sun
the warrior pivoted...sprang...jacknifed through the air
on the fly...hot steel lancing through the eye of his foe...he came out of the dive

shoulder first... rolling, rolling....crushed flowers releasing their scent...he came to rest
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XXX X
Closest metre Iambic octameter
Characters 279
Words 47
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 3, 1

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