Knights Are Myths

My father once told me,
Do not believe in knights
They don’t ride warhorses
Or fight battles for their lords
Some wore fancy armors
Only to be struck down
By temptation’s arbalest
Some will play you like chess
Saying one step forward
Walking two steps back

Instead, he told me to fall for
A man with the taste of the sea
Someone who knows
The dangers of the ocean
And the gusts of the wind
Someone who, despite
The beauty of the deep,
Will find a shore to return to
Someone who knows the pain
Of a wound drenched in salt

© 2017 Maria. All Rights Reserved.

Written for A to Z Challenge: Letter K.

Today’s photograph is entitled The Captain’s Daughter by Reylia Slaby. You can find more of her works on her Facebook Page and Instagram account.

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