Patriots Gather

Patriots Gather

A Poem by Diane Lockard
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Patriots versus British - fighting for freedom....

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Patriots Gather

 

Whispering to each other, three Patriots appear

 

Crossing the rocky stream; vents of steam puffing from

 

The ground. A beaver dam and sycamore trees

 

Cloaked in darkness, foggy apparrtions.

 

Arrive at camp, everyone bustles about…

 

“British looking for our friends. We need to move out,

 

Roll the barrels to the wagons,” horses neigh.

 

Patriots gather, stars, pinpoints of light guide their way.

 

“We march for freedom,” in the days to come

They win the battle and the fighting is done

© 2017 Diane Lockard


Author's Note

Diane Lockard
Using the ten words underlined..

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Even though British - English, no less.. I see the fine use of your given words wrapped very carefully and usefully in such a cohesive tale. You've converted a discipline into a well metered display. Diane.

Posted 6 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Diane Lockard

6 Years Ago

Thank you for your encouraging feedback.
I appreciate you stopping by to peruse my poetry..read more
emmajoy

6 Years Ago

You're very welcome.
All words used wisely.
A vivid and rousing portrayal.
Excellent, Diane!

Posted 7 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Diane Lockard

7 Years Ago

I am pleased with your encouraging remarks and appreciate you stopping by. It is great to share sto.. read more

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Added on April 5, 2017
Last Updated on April 24, 2017
Tags: British, Patriots, Revoluiionary War, night, using 10 words, freedom

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Diane Lockard
Diane Lockard

Moroni, UT



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Thank you, friends, for exchanging stories and poems, plus reviewing my writing. Memories of growing up in Montana - My Mother's Hands, On the Road Again about family reunions, Discover Life's Treasur.. more..

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