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Haiku I- The Samurai


Wielding his blood sword,
A hero who fights with pride,
And slays with honor.

He is a brave soul,
Drawing blood only for peace,
Never for vengeance.

Even if he falls,
In the midst of a battle,
His name will stay on.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Edited: Friday, March 04, 2011

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  • Raveendran . (7/4/2007 8:59:00 AM)

    The form is very attractive, as for the content, peace stays back when there is conflict. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Flower (6/27/2007 10:58:00 AM)

    Short. Powerful. Rich. Amazing. Beautiful. All the words that describe your haiku.
    God Bless All Poets.
    *Lilly* (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (6/11/2007 4:30:00 PM)

    The splendor of The Samurai, beautifully and skillfully displayed. You are a fine wordsmith, Alex. I wish you well.

    As always,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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