The Duel

October 24, 2017
By irbarth SILVER, Hartland, Wisconsin
irbarth SILVER, Hartland, Wisconsin
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My opponent is feared across all kingdoms: dark, deft, dangerous.
I strap on my armor, sword in sheath, muster courage, and step outside…
“Honey, you forgot your lunch!” “Thanks, Mom…” I won’t starve at school today.

The author's comments:

This composition is written in Sijo, a style of traditional Korean poetry with strict structural and thematic elements.

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