In Ruined Armour

 

in ruined armour

the old Ronin crouches

still as the swamp flowers

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This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1226 swamp, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. All of the poems in the link-up can be read here. And, to finish, here’s the Manic Street Preachers –

bookscover2cover – The War Against the Elves

 

Another story of mine has been posted at bookscover2cover; called The War Against the Elves, it can be read by clicking on the link. This story is historically correct, supposedly, since not all of Tolkein’s group was keen on having their time taken up by imaginary creatures fighting imaginary wars for hundreds and hundreds of pages. After all, the real situation has always been more evil and insane than anything any warlock could dream up.

And to finish, here’s Manic Street Preachers –