A Crest Ablaze

Flying alone,
over fury enthroned

Its colors became
quite clear

The enemy strained,
as freedom remained

Covered in blood,
now spent and dear

Stitched yellow and blue,
its message true

This banner does
not run

To hang steadfast,
and slay the past

And carry our glory
sum

A crest ablaze,
in fire and haze

Horses hooves high in
the air

Now honor bound,
on sacred ground

Heralding truth,
--- its cross to bear

(Villanova Pennsylvania: April, 2015)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on April 08, 2015

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Kurt Philip Behm

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War Trail : Death from The Sky more…

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