I am a warrior

with words

swallowed in the

noise of the city

The blood that you see

comes from long-fought

battles to be free

The lines on my face

show where I’ve been

what happened on

the scarred roads

of a long life

I want peace to be my god

but this is a lost god

for a weary seeker

There is only

so much breath

any one has

There is only

so much blood

that can be shed

So here I stand




for a signal to go on

I’m only one warrior

but I’m the one

who matters






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