Throwing a love-epee

Take that!

As I pass then parry with haste

You may be much bigger

but your size is a waste.

 

Take that and twice more

As I parry with plume

You’ll never defeat me

you say with a boom.

 

And back you swine!

I assert with a lunge

And back, and back,

away you vile gunge.

 

Mal-parry and I wince

His line it fell true

Redoublement be damned

I had the best of you.

 

I press and reprise

My fight is anew

I feinte, you fleche

my riposte naught to you.

 

You thrust and I fall

feint heart wins again

The measure too much

This love fought in vein

Futility ►

Comments

Lan

Fri 1st May 2015 11:18

Hey, I saw this earlier in the week and thought it great, but had no time to comment, so will now :) x

Rose Casserley

Tue 28th Apr 2015 20:23

As Graham states,clever! Gave me a really good laugh!x

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Graham Sherwood

Tue 28th Apr 2015 09:42

Clever the way you have woven the fencing terms into this love-spat themed piece Michelle, and you still have sabre and foil to play with too.
Welcome again

Graham

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