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the angel's sword

am i
a real princess
with an army
whose size
is unknown
revealed
only
by the day of danger
at one time
i was certain that
i was alone
my enemy taunting
he had me down on the floor
until my angel with tattered jeans
appeared
my enemy
frightened
the angel’s weapon
a well used collector’s guitar
a cool one at that
his eyes fell upon me
as if to hug me
he grabbed my enemy
face to face
it was some fight
he hit a note to soothe me
he sang
at the sound of his beautiful voice
my enemy fled
running like a rat
unable to stand
his voice like light
then this muscular angel
sang me
a lullaby
kissing me
with his voice
good night princess
let me play you one more song

© siki dlanga

11 Oct 2010

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  • jeanni2010
    jeanni2010over 3 years ago

    aww this is beautiful work Siki !!!
    Jane

  • :) so glad you love it. may you always feel God’s protection around you

    – LoveWitness

  • marella
    marellaover 3 years ago

    instant fav….. awesome …. can read this 10 times and will still find something else to chew on… x

  • marella, thank you – may you always feel protected.

    – LoveWitness

  • YakusokuNono
    YakusokuNonoover 3 years ago

    I got chills at the end!! This reminds me of a dream I once had where I was, too, a princess comanding my knights. My angel’s hair long and golden with the power to turn into a beast. How soothing this piece and fierce! Luv it!!

  • wow…maybe it was meant to remind you of how protected you are!

    – LoveWitness

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestover 3 years ago

    Ohh a guitar soothes when the melody is plucked in tune with our desires….
    Great mix of modernology and angel wings … loved it… play it again Mr Angel Music man.. :O)

  • :) Mr Angel Music man…love that… thank you!

    – LoveWitness

  • Trenchtownrock
    Trenchtownrockover 3 years ago

    Really cool sisi..this is just a good ride…nicely done.

  • enkosi bhuti :)

    – LoveWitness

  • Tony Wilder
    Tony Wilderover 3 years ago

    When love finds it way into the music strung through the air like lights lit just for you then fear has not stomach for it. Beautiful writing Siki.

  • love the way you put that thank you Tony

    – LoveWitness

  • AnniG
    AnniGover 3 years ago

    Aaaaaaaaah, I also want to be kissed by the voice of a brave angel with a collector’s guitar!
    Stunning write, Siki!
    xx

  • may you be kissed by the voice of a brave angel always – may your ears be opened to hear it and your senses awoken to feel the holy kiss of his music upon your naked soul

    – LoveWitness

  • Gramia97
    Gramia97over 3 years ago

    Congratulations on being Featured in Living Christianity

  • :) thank you Debbie!

    – LoveWitness

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 3 years ago

    Wonderful writing! Congratulations on your feature in Living Christianity!
    Marie ~ Host

  • Praise be God! thank you….

    – LoveWitness

  • YouBet
    YouBetover 3 years ago

    What a wonderful expression of how the battle rages until it is silenced by the right notes!!

  • what a beautiful comment YouBet :)

    – LoveWitness

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