“Last Of a Conquest”

December 11, 2008
By Nicholas Hébert DIAMOND, Austin, Texas
Nicholas Hébert DIAMOND, Austin, Texas
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The murs1 of manors
Of the moors
Of Maures2
Maintain menacing
Memoires of a mighty Morien3

1French plural of the word ‘walls’
2A medieval word meaning ‘Negro’ or ‘black person’
3Legendary Black Knight Of Moorish descent

The author's comments:
The poem makes reference to the few remains of the Moorish Conquest of parts of Western Europe in the middle ages.

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