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     There is a little pass,
Way down yonder,
Where the Viking roams,
Free to contemplate and wander.

Between the Great Mountains,
Lies the Mystic Beast,
The Thrill of the Hunt, the taste of the blade,
Soon he will begin his feast.

All go down,
None return,
By way of his steel,
All shall feel his burn.

Power, beauty, magic and valor,
The so-called “Brave”
Hide atop their Iron Tower
Always fearful of what lies below.

The Mighty Viking, with many a name,
Will someday come up, up to play their little game,
And when the Day of Vindication comes about,
Remember, fool, they are the ones who caused it ...



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midnightsorrows said...
Sept. 13, 2012 at 8:55 pm:
This is great!!! <3 ;)
 
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bradysmith said...
Feb. 6, 2012 at 2:34 pm:
really good poem but i dont think it is a sonnet
 
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AbandonedSoul said...
Dec. 24, 2011 at 5:31 pm:
The rhyme scheme is great, but it is no the rhyme scheme of a sonnet. This would be a great free-verse poem, but I don't believe it meets the requirements of a proper sonnet.
 
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youknowwho AQ said...
Apr. 6, 2011 at 12:13 pm:
very good rhyming scheme,enjoyed it.
 
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Kelley S. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
May 9, 2010 at 10:24 am:
good poem i liked it
 
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nickp2115 said...
Apr. 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm:
I liked it, although i cant find the meaning you are trying to show in this poem
 
AbandonedSoul replied...
Dec. 24, 2011 at 5:34 pm :
It is either for pure entertainment purposes, or he is trying to express himnself through the Viking.
 
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BigDCo3 said...
Apr. 14, 2010 at 11:59 am:
I liked the poem it made me think.
 
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JohnyDeppLover123 said...
Feb. 10, 2010 at 4:03 pm:
wow that was amazing!!! awesome job...i loved it... : ]
 
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ppo said...
Jun. 30, 2009 at 5:49 pm:
i dunno
 
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