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The Contest
by Lee Garrett

Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Sometimes the check comes before the meal.

The evening sky has
wind enough
for lightless wings
to catch and lift.
I sail across a
hunter's moon.
As stars arrive,
I scry a gift.
Staked upon a barren hill,
stands a maiden pale
with tender fear.
As I plung quickly near,
an iron soul contests
my prize, offering death
in a pitiless dance
with shield and lance.
Fire, I give,
meeting this warrior
scream for scream,
I am the nightmare
that has torn free
of his darkest dream.
I come from dark warrens--
lantern eyes, unlidded,
alight with flame.
Slithering from a nest
of marrow-drained bone
and failed armor, I come
for those that curse my name.

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA!

Come feed me your steel!

Lee Garrett

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Reviewed by Huda Orfali 4/3/2005
Very wonderful poem with lots of powerful imagery
well done my friend
love and peace
Reviewed by Patrick McCormick 3/26/2005
I liked the imagery and intensity. Well written

Pat.
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson 3/26/2005
challenge accepted!!!

just kidding
enjoyed the intense-ness here
gray images, misty
excellent writing
Reviewed by Eddie Thompson 3/26/2005
*chills* The poems conjures nightmares that have torn free from us all.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/25/2005
excellent visuals; very well done, lee! bravo!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/24/2005
A complelling poem, Lee; it drew me in and would not let go. Thank you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Sue Hess 3/24/2005
i liked the imagery in this poem, really enjoyed it
Reviewed by Mary Quire 3/24/2005
Cool! I like this one. You've managed to do an epic in about ten sentences. I love the fact that you've put it in the dragon's perspective. Very nice.

M.Rose
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