Blood Into Ink Writing Prompt Challenge: Blood Letting/Eric Syrdal

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Blood Into Ink

once again
she
summoned to this place
against her will
never shy from battle
never austere
in the face of consequence
ever rising up against
that which would seek
to pin a name tag on her
significance

yet again she finds
she is brought back
to answer for deeds of which
she is guiltless
the crime is tied
to the drawing of steel
ambition to claim
far beyond what the universe
decides is available

pursuit of oneness of mind
control over her vital organs of reproduction
more so
to decide
reliant upon her own free will
to cover her curves
behind plates of iron
hard armor protects supple skin
from the caustic glare of
an angry and jealous world

or might she
remove her breastplate
and cast it to the earth
her vorpal blade
slicing effortlessly through
the hide straps that
cling it to her
the metal clanging to the

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Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic
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4 Responses to Blood Into Ink Writing Prompt Challenge: Blood Letting/Eric Syrdal

  1. Amazing writing as always Eric. ❤

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