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The Knight

by David S. Smith
February 10, 2007

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The Knight

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.

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janie from luverne al writes:
February 14, 2007
David There is one thing you must remember. The tide goes out, but it allways comes back in. Dragon slayers are hard to find as Knights. You are and were on the beach of life. Keep slaying Dragons and walk in the warm sand , bask in the sun and never fear the cruel sea. The sun has set and the moon as risen over yesterday's folly, but like the tide coming back in there is another time another chance , another day and friends who love and care.

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