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A Good Day To Die (Revised, Repost)
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

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A warrior sings his death song.

Father
I feel the bullet slam into me
I fall to the ground but there is no pain
It is a mortal wound
Today is a good day to die

Father
My blood spills onto the plains
I have lived well
I have fought well
Today is a good day to die

Father
I will soon be walking in the Spirit world
Joining the Old Ones who have gone before
I hear their voices calling, calling
Today is a good day to die

Father
I do not have much time
The darkness draws near
But I am not afraid
Today is a good day to die

Father
Do not be sad
I hear the voices of the Old Ones
Their voices are getting louder
Today is a good day to die

Father
I sing my death song now
I have fought well and die a warrior's death
Tell Mother not to cry or to forget me
Today is a good day to die

(C) Karla Dorman, 2003.

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Reviewed by Lois Christensen
To read this after the death of your father now in 2008 is so heartwrenching to me. But it was a good write for you in 2003.
Reviewed by Duane Weide
To die with honor is the best way to go, excellant write.
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader)
Awesome write, Karla! {{{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
very powerful write karla11

love tinka
Reviewed by Bonita Quesinberry
Karla, you have an inate sense of things that you've never experienced. Truly there is no pain when a person is shot. Of course, the rest of this excellent poem is equally astute. ~~Bonnie Q
Reviewed by Evelyn Simon
Whoa, this was a very powerful write.
Excellent, Karla!
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
Wow karla, this is one of your best..
xoxoxoxox
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap
Yes, somethings are better with age, including, wine, women and song (or poems).
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
An intense yet tender and inspirational poem, Karla. Well done.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
This is excellent and beautifully written to read many times;-)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
Enjoyed the first time, and the second!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
I enjoyed reading this one again. Thanks for the sharing.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
(((Karla)))

This was good the first time; it is even more so this time around! What a sad, heartbreaking stunner of a poem! BRAVA!!! This is one hell of a fine write; thanks for sharing!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :( >tears <
Reviewed by Helga Ross
Bravo, Karla!

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