A Wilted Gladiolus (Senryu)

by Keira Pickard   Mar 8, 2021

Battlefields are far
more dangerous when you use
petals as armour.

Keira Pickard 2021.

*'gladiolus' is a type of flower that means warrior.


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  • 2 weeks ago

    by Jack

    Darn, it didn't win!?

  • 1 month ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    Battlefields are far
    more dangerous when petals
    hide a bayonet
    sorry, i couldn't help myself. I know this changes the 'defence' of armour into a lure for attack, much like a trojan horse. Anyway, i like your poem, it gave me pause for thought.

  • 2 months ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Well done on another great and astute poem. Milly x

  • 2 months ago

    by Brenda

    Keira, this is amazeballs! You truly have the gift of poetry. Well done!

  • 2 months ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    Wow, Keira. Your poem shows how much power words can wield . The pen is, indeed, mightier than the sword.

    Good luck with this gem!

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