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The Centaurs Pride

Updated on June 15, 2014

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Pride of a Centaur

The Centaurs Pride

As I stare into the spear about to piece between my eyes

I remember how I came to be a part of these bloody times

As a young man it wasn't easy being part steed

Not easy indeed

People fear or laugh at me on a daily basis

My tribe remained out by an oasis

We never took much and we lived off the land

We were able to move quickly even in sand

I remember that horrible day though

When the waters just didn't seem to flow

We were accosted by the likes of human soldiers

They tried to throw a rope around my shoulders

Stunned by us we thought we had a chance to retreat

Until we found ourselves surrounded forced to meet

In battle we stood ready taking many down

so many enemies we couldn't see past them now

They eventually did us in except for me and my two brothers

I told them I'd be there captive if they released my two kin

The soldiers agreed especially the captain who grinned.

Little did I know I'd be forced for the rest of my days

To play in the games, I'm forced to play

The Coliseum for these peoples amusement

Pinning all kinds of creatures that have fought survived and went

Sadly I can say I know first hand what comes at saying no to the fight

They tortured me and burnt me so bad it's a ghastly sight

By day I kill each opponent who enters the ring

At night I repent and sing

My enemies can't stop me for I'm a tactician

I have the mind of a mathematician

I can calculate strength speed and other data

Making those who enter no more then a level one beta

The Ogres have been no match for my speed

The greatest hydra, brainless, unable to complete its deed

I remember the other Centaur I cried as I killed

The fool relied on only speed he paled in comparison to my skill

The greatest fighters couldn't handle my swordsmanship and cunning

I am forced to kill those trying to escape, pleading, running

I remember when today came around I couldn't understand the match

I man with no muscles a spear what plan could he hatch

Careless was I just this once

Thinking I'm sad to kill this runt

Just then being hit so blunt

I fell like the big hunt

My hooves giving way

I never thought they'd have a man so skilled this day

His agility was miraculous god like to say the least

This was no man no beast

A god he must be

To bring me down so easily

He asked me to forfeit

I say no I have pride that's it

He asked why die here I caught you off guard, stumped your wit

Indeed you did

But now you must end my life

Or you will feel there strife

The man looked sad but knew what he had to do

The pride of a Centaur on man can not undo

I'm ready oh lord take me home

I want to go where my kin roam

Goodbye shackles I've been forced where

My pride will go on and hope all will share

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© 2014 Joe

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      Joe 3 years ago from north miami FL

      Jodah thanks for reading, very happy you enjoyed it. I felt like Centaurs have always been a mythological mention but never a front runner. I though it needed a shot to shine. Happy you liked the gladiatorial events. Dana, thank you for reading, it is very entertaining stuff. Mythology is very fun to read and use. Happy I painted a picture for you though and you enjoyed it.

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      Dana Tate 3 years ago from LOS ANGELES

      I know nothing about mythical figures but your stories are always so exciting. Voted up!

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      John Hansen 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

      This was certainly something different. Centaurs have always been popular mythological figures. Great gladiatorial battle in an interesting poem. Voted up.

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      Joe 3 years ago from north miami FL

      Thank you always exploring for the vote and comment. Trying to keep poetry rhythmic is key for me, happy you enjoyed it

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      What a battle! Loved it. Your rhyming words are very good. Voted up and away....Brilliant!