Black Poetry : Call of the Moment

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Call of the Moment

    When strong is the call however bleak the moment,
    a leader must arise as the one, lone exponent
    who champions Life both of limb or throne
    while Doom waits in darkness just to gnaw upon the bones.

    No time for Fear or those common distractions
    that do weigh us down. Only time for action !
    No time for pondering or asking... Why ?
    The deed must be done or some may surely die !

    What leaps into the hearts of Men
    when needed is Courage to protect and defend ?
    It rises from a pit dug by trembling Despair
    where sins and old failures whisper doubts into your ear.

    It plummets from the heights of the Angel in man
    where Hope and Belief are its wings when it lands.
    And cracks in human Spirit bathed in Faith that seals
    make courageous even cowards on the open battlefields.

    It charges with a sword cleaving Fears made real
    by the mind of the fearful needing fearless nerves of steel
    to clench the fists and muscles, to make the backbone steady,
    to plant the feet and grit the teeth and make the leader ready.

    Those who beat out Peril with its cascade falling rain
    may soak in blood unvanquished on the throne of fleeting Fame.
    And while there, victory waters will then cleanse the Soul and Mind
    and leave one drop for Greatness when the moment calls next time.

    HH
     
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    watzinaname Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Your words hold such a strength, a power in each phrase, bringing to mind an image of a soldier who, although feeling defeated, rises up in defeat, with strength to spare, should the need to fight reoccur. Wonderful, inspiring story that I'm glad I had the pleasure to read poet.
     
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    AHMOSE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This piece breathed a breath of fresh air into the heart of this soldier. This piece is well worth the read outstanding post. :spinstar::spinstar::spinstar:
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    like new life this piece send a strong vibe to me ..
     
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    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Waz, Godssoulja and Rich- I thanks you for your wonderful comments and hope this will be helpful when needed, HH
     
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