Saturday, October 19, 2013

Day 19 - OctPoWriMo 2013: The Fighter

Today’s prompt called for rhyming verse. I'm out of my element, but here’s my attempt.

The Fighter

Intense, passionate friend
On her, we could depend

To stand up
Never shut up
To take on fights
Defend others’ rights

Fervent about her cause
Current with the laws
Time after time
She put herself on the line

A pacifist, protesting against war
Her spirit lives forevermore.


  1. Your poem left me wondering whose courage the poem celebrates! I really liked how the poem begins with one premise (the warrior) and takes us to another place (peace). And that ending rhyme of 'against war/forevermore' echoes beautifully.

  2. Thank you, Beth. I really didn't know where this was going to go when I started. But, that's the way of writing, isn't it? Appreciate your comments. xoA

  3. A wonderful tribute to...whoever it is. :-) The rhyme worked well and it had a good rhythm.

    1. Thanks, Anna. I was hoping the rhyme didn't sound 'fakey'. xoA