Andrée Gendron

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Andrée Gendron

POETRy

by

Andrée Gendron

one breath - haiku - senyru - tanka

cinquain - fibonacci - diamante

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hung in the great hall

the skulls of my enemies

be you friend or foe

we drink to their bravery

one day I may drink to yours

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burial chamber

one plaque, two empty coffins

wall shadows dancing

full moon, fresh scent of roses

distant laughter, endless love

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an old warrior 

will always know when to fight

and when to retreat

wise oracles prophesize

just enough to stay employed

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an ugly bard sings

of love’s sweet joys or loves lost

as if he would know
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happy is the king

perchance both bland and blind

or simply content

knowing his queen is loyal

and his jester is no fool
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kisses from the queen

bragging rights for all their days

with scars to prove it

the tournament champions

no real battles left to fight
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beneath the castle

shrill screams and morose groaning

dungeon symphony

 

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