Shawn L. Bird

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poem- warrior woman September 30, 2018

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 1:49 pm
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Warrior,

stands, raised hand

answer every question

to bring justice to a depraved land.

Warrior stands

warning of the beast eager to devour.

tells how it mauled,

and it whines, growls, evades

responsibility.

The beast does not know it is a beast,

but the warrior knows.

The warrior warns.

As the beast prowls and pretends

to be a kitten, a puppy, an innocent thing.

The warrior knows.

The warriors know.

Are you listening?

Or will you open doors and invite it

to devour you?

 

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6 Responses to “poem- warrior woman”

  1. LesleyFerguson Says:

    A wonderful, and very timely poem, Shawn!

  2. doncarroll Says:

    Like this and a great finish as well

  3. The timid, the jaded, the tired of living, don’t seem to be listening to the warriors among us.


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