Stug Jordan

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Conquistador - Poem by Stug Jordan

His smile is a zigzag on stone,
a face carved into a silent megalith.

His officers are represented by rocks;
small, well-rounded generals.

In the morning new blood will weep
and cry its way to heaven

on the back of a lime-washed bird,
its eyes two jewels and clouds for wings.

A simple Spaniard will be taken,
a cook from one of the camps.

And placed on these stones, a meal
for Thee, to take them all, Our Lord,

and spit them back into the sea.

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  • (12/2/2009 6:35:00 AM)

    I love this spanish-themed gem... HG: -) xx (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 16, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 2, 2011

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