moods...A Rallying Crymoods...9 months ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
As on the white walls in 1456 -
the green beast raised its festering head
to swallow us whole, but we paid its tricks
well with steel, and it recoiled in dread.
As the black rows under the silver skull -
they might have fallen, but made the whole world shake,
at their coming and going trembled all,
and flowed rivers of blood in their wake.
As two sworn foes could forge a cordial bond
against their brethren, the warders of light -
so should we forge new pacts and understanding,
against red and green beasts to unite.
And so will join the shadow legions in step -
in bearskin clad and chainmail; field-grey and black,