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The Knight

by David S. Smith
February 10, 2007

Once upon a time,
Not so very long ago,
I thought I was a hero
Or maybe dreamt it so.
I came to slay the dragon
And save the damsel in distress.
But, when I reached the castle,
The tide had come in...

Editor's Note: This poem by David Smith begs some interpretation. Give it your best, most imaginative shot, and send us an email of your take on its meaning- or answer David with a poem. All ages welcome! Happy Valentine's Day and keep your damsel ...or knight safe.

About the Author:
David is a damnyankee in Alabama

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