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Weapons of Fate

And the sky turned grey

when the thunder of horses

Galloped and froze the earth today.

The blizzard pushed them far

but the Monarch marched and

lead his brutal army,

For the murder of crows

swung and croaked.

Cold and deathly was the night,

There could be seen the Northern lights,

when the adversaries rode the smoke

and swung their swords. 

On the horizon hushed the 

mannequins,

Naked and waxed,

Rapped and roped

but she came forward

The graceful Lady Abbess.

For those who bared the swords

salivated with lust,

And those with spears

beheaded them to dust.

Left were the Monarchs

on the battlefield of blood,

Now the mistress too

seemed bathed in blood.

Raped of their honor

were the two heads,

The Lake of Corpses was 

serene and unruffled. 

The knights, the gore,

The bloodshed and the whore,

made way for the antler to ride the dark

and drill the one with a sword. 

The twisted fate shone bright

and the thing of beauty 

became the weapon of

His pride. 

King was he, the Red Spear

who sat proud on the Golden Throne,

Watched the pleasing sight of crows

who picked their balls and nibbled their gal.

About Author /

Bio: Tanya Panta has completed her bachelor’s in English Honours (Merit holder) from St. Bede’s Shimla and Master’s in English from HPU. She has already published two books- Himachal Unexplored and The Journal (Quotes, Poems and Lyrics)- available on Amazon.in. Besides writing, Tanya has a keen interest in cooking and is also running a YouTube channel. You can write to her at [email protected] YouTube channel- thefitfatkitchen

12 Comments

  • Reeta Chauhan
    9 months ago Reply

    Great piece!
    Thanks for sharing…

    • Tanya Panta
      9 months ago Reply

      Thank you so much! It means a lot! 🙂

    • Varun Sood
      9 months ago Reply

      Too Good.

      • Tanya Panta
        9 months ago Reply

        Thank you so much 😊

  • Anamika Sharma
    9 months ago Reply

    Amazing Tanya 😊

    • Tanya Panta
      9 months ago Reply

      Thanks a lot 😊

  • Sheveta Singh
    9 months ago Reply

    Wonderful piece of work .

    • Tanya Panta
      9 months ago Reply

      Thank you Shweta. 😊

  • Shagun
    9 months ago Reply

    What a exquisite poem!! ❤️

    • Tanya Panta
      9 months ago Reply

      Thank you so much! 😊

  • Neev
    9 months ago Reply

    Commendable work as always!!
    Loved the way you put life to words and made the whole poem an exuberant one.

    • Tanya Panta
      9 months ago Reply

      Thank you. Really means a lot 😊

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