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Lady and the Knight
by Kathleen L. McDonald
Monday, August 16, 2010
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many a knight went to battle to win the fair maiden


Lady and The Knight

.
Tis a story so old as time
Of a lady and a knight
The kings' prize for loyalty
Was his daughter's hand
To the knight that would
Protect his land
.
Knights served their laird well
For they knew the lady fair
So young and beautiful
Ebony eyes and raven hair
.
With many other knights
Off to war he was sent
Traveling through alien country
To ward off attack of the laird's land
.
Battle after battle
He bravely did fight
Many were injured
Many were lost that fearsome night
.
Returning home after the war
The laird did keep his word
The fair maiden was to be his bride
All through the clan they rejoice

On their wedding night 

 

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Reviewed by Dark Knight 10/2/2010
well this Dark Knight was impressed with your words and picture--well done
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/13/2010
Like a classic medieval tale, you have created an ambiance and a feeling from a time long ago. Love and best wishes to you, Kathi,

Regis
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/19/2010
Very refreshing poem! Lovely job with your word choice I should say!

I love Camelot and was in it as a child, so all of this speaks to the heart.
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Kenny Baez 8/17/2010
Ah, the age of chivalry, it seems, is not dead, Kathleen. Did you ever hear rodgers and hart's take on Camelot, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court; swell, witty songs therein contained, I do proclaim.
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 8/17/2010
How nice to remember "Camlot" and the shining knights of days when, at least a few, were noted and rewarded for the good deeds that they had done.
Your friend, Mark
Reviewed by Dayvid Graybill 8/17/2010
Knights sure were valiant! But I always wonder about the maiden who doesn't have a choice in the matter.

Peace,
Dayvid
Reviewed by George Carroll 8/17/2010
History has its romantic customs but war was still war and young men fought it.

George
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/16/2010
The way life once was for many, a time far removed from today, but brought back through your words...

Be always safe,
Karen
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