AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Kaylin kaylin@kaylinmcfarren.com, iCheri Dohnal, iAlan Cook, iJerry Engler, iDavid Arthur Walters, iBrad Kennedy, iNancy Shattuck, i

  Home > Action/Thriller > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Peter Paton

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 544 Titles
· 6,739 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: May, 2004

Peter Paton, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Peaceful Water
by Sherri Smith

Peaceful Water is the third and final book of the Water Trilogy. It is based in Decatur, Illinois. Kathy Sills is dedicated to her job and is self sufficient. She does no..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Sir Lancelot of the Round Table
by Peter Paton
Rated "PG" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Peter Paton
•  The Silent Flute
•  On Our Distant Horizons
•  The Law of Attraction
•  The Way We Were
•  The Ravages of Time
           >> View all 349


" The Vows of the Knights of the Round Table "

............................................................................






"To reverence the King, as if he were

His conscience, and his conscience as his King,

To break the heathen and uphold the Christ,

To ride abroad redressing human wrongs,

To speak no slander, no, nor listen to it,

To honor his own word as if his God's,

To lead sweet lives in purest chastity,

To love one maiden only, cleave to her,

And worship her by years of noble deeds."

......................................................................



 

 

Sir Lancelot, First Knight of the Round Table

and the right hand of King Arthur

gentleness, courtesy, and courage

were your trademark virtues

that set you apart from other men

you were the greatest fighter and swordsman of all England's knights

you were raised and taught

by Vivien the Lady of the Lake

and your star rose to become

history's greatest knight

winning the heart and the favors of Queen Guinevere

fearless in battle, valiant and brave

your noble chivalry was unsurpassed

and your unswerving loyalty to your King and fellow knights

made you the benchmark for all others to follow

in the Quest for the Holy Grail

you became a legend in your own lifetime

an impossible act to follow

you were undoubtedly the best

and your gifted son Sir Galahad

upheld your outstanding memory

and the burning and all consuming love

Sir Lancelot and Queen Guinevere shared

has stood the test of time

 

Copyright by Peter Paton 2006
 
Sir Lancelot of the Round Table

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by SilverCeltic Moon
I always was fascinated by the stories of Arthur and his gallant and chilvarous knights of the Round Table. Wonderful job of bring out one of those gentle knights. ;) Silver
Reviewed by Regina Pounds
Highlighting Sir Lancelot! How wonderful, Peter, to read your tribute to a knight of Kind Arthur's round table...I'm glad I stopped by this evening.

Thanks for the treat, which also brings back memories of great movies.

Gina
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher
What a wonderful surprise to read about Sir Lancelot! Excellent work!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Peter, you write splendidly!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Tale told well, nicely done peter
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Sorry I missed you yesterday, don't know how that hasppened, but here I am now and loving the Round Table expertise you so craftily wove for your fans. Great job!
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Another epic tale that will be told until the end of time - and you recount it very well, Peter.
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa
I like your new style..
mmm..indeed I do!
Superb writes..all of them!

Vesna
Reviewed by jude forese
i'm sure your poem will stand the test of time ... excellent as always ...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Love it...I swear I woulda loved it to have lived way back when knights queens and kings was roaming the field....sounds like Royalty to me...only thing that I woulda hate was those heavy dresses.....I swear all those smelled like VERY sweaty....did they have deodorants back then?????!!

:)

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Another glorious poetic tale as you do so flawlessly! I love the art you use also. Eloquent,exquisite, and enlightening, are your offerings!

Love,
Eileen
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter
Peter my man...I love this write you've given us. Now I must look up anemail from Rage about king Arthur. His was the underlying scope of this might king. I've been Gwen to the kind in drama before... kind of interesting role too...another story. By the way...thanks for welcoming our new friend and poet to Author's Den...Art proctor.
Susan
Reviewed by Crystal Silver Angel (Reader)
(((Peter ))) this was outstanding, dearest one. Lady of the lake..Hhhmmm.. I have heard all of this before.Yes... You write it outstanding..How beautifuly done, nobel.I feel I'm truly there, like I'm stepping into that place and time..This is a gem..

(((Love And Light, JoAnne ))))
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
I have always enjoyed the stories of yore, particularly the Middle Ages and the time of King Arthur and Lancelot. Very well penned; bravo, Peter!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in America, Karen Lynn in Texas. :D
Popular Poetry (Action/Thriller)
  1.  Loss
  2.  Clean Page
  3.  Womanhood
  4.  Picture Falling
  5.  A Nonny Moose?
  6.  Falling
  7.  Have I told you I LOVE YOU today?
  8.  Body Quakes
  9.  Father's Day Golfers Again!
  10.  July 4

Living With The Dying by Jennifer Miller

A touching, loving and spirtual insight of the dying process, filled with peace, smiles and starting on their journey, taking me with them as far as I could go, returning back with..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.