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When the Gates

When the Gates

A Poem by Leigh Green

When they open the gates
And there is the drop
I will be beside you
Until my heart decides to stop

When we are royal
Riding golden on high
I will keep it like that
Until the riches fade and die

If words can cause you rally
And you are risen up
I will keep looking ahead
Until we drink from the bitter cup

Can you believe
What they have done?
A blink of the eye
And our race is run

When the gates are open
And we face the hail
I will be there
I will not fail

Are you lifted?
Has it got you inside?
Don’t worry about death
Enjoy the ride

© 2017 Leigh Green



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This is great perfectly written. Can picture them busting through the gates to take on their opponents head on, back to back on the battlefield.

Posted 1 Day Ago


Powerful use of words and thoughts. Some situation must be lived to understand. This is one of them. Thank you Leigh for sharing the amazing poetry.
Coyote

Posted 1 Day Ago


This is very inspirational and needs to be shouted openly.thank you for writing this

Posted 1 Day Ago


Great job! Uniquely written!!
Tabby

Posted 3 Days Ago


I especially liked the last stanza. I strong message. Well done.

Posted 1 Week Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

A powerful promise. Well done!

Posted 1 Week Ago


A poem with impact and good rhyming. Enjoyed every stanza.

Posted 1 Week Ago


Such loyalty and faith in words that I have never read before, you have really done a great job writing this.
So strong yet sweet.

Thank you for sharing this with us :)

Posted 1 Week Ago


0 of 1 people found this review constructive.

i read trust, faith & loyalty in this. kind of like a "death before dishonor" theme. very well done. like this a lot.

Posted 1 Week Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

nice work, I like the loyalty in this poem, good stuff

Posted 2 Weeks Ago



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Leigh Green

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