David Darbyshire

Rookie (6/11/54 / Darwen England)

The Warrior - Poem by David Darbyshire

This warrior was very bold,
but his story, is still untold.
He now lies in the bottom of a grave,
to his lord he was the slave.

He had a very rugged life,
never got to know his wife.
For all his hard work, his yield,
a knife, a sword and a shield.

The scars and cuts,
the blood and guts.
Was not enough,
His life it took.

Now he was dead,
at a very young age.
So his story stops,
not another page.

At the side of his grave,
his young wife looks down.
Wonders what it was all for?
Some glory and a shinny crown.

The young lady walks away,
showing her dislike and dismay.
Hoping it will all end, this sorrow,
maybe not today but tomorrow.

Comments about The Warrior by David Darbyshire

  • (8/5/2006 12:18:00 AM)

    Nice poem Dave...you write about such a wide range of topics...you are truly amazing!
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  • (8/4/2006 11:33:00 AM)

    nice...dave...well written but i miss the rolex watches! ! ! ! ...lol...love...nalini (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2006 8:19:00 AM)

    Very good; very true. (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2006 7:59:00 AM)

    Blimey Dave, you're really branching out. This is wonderful (but not for the wife ofcourse) .

    Love, Fran the Fan xx
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Poem Submitted: Friday, August 4, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010

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