[SCA-AE] A bit of patriotism in the snow
Baron Dur of Hidden Mountain
baron-dur at lazerlink.net
Tue Feb 12 16:30:47 EST 2008
On 2/12/08 2:30 PM, "KaziBrionSCA" <KaziBrionSCA at worldnet.att.net> wrote:
> We Are the Escarbuncle, the Boss on the Shield . . .
> By Brion Enkazi (with a nod to Giulietta)
> Back in the beginning when the world was young, Man lived in a world of
> terror. After all, he was all but helpless and the world was filled with
> terrifying beasts. There was the Tiger, with its fearsome claws; the Dragon
> with its mighty tail; and the poor Man had nothing at all.
> So the Man sat down and thought, which was the one thing he could do. When
> he was done thinking, he built a sword and decided that this was good. But
> the Tiger had lots of those on every paw, and the Dragon was really, really
> big. The sword was not enough, and so the Man sat down to think again.
> After a time he thought of the shield, and this was also good. But those
> claws on the Tiger, they're really sharp, and the Dragon's tail just burst
> the shield to pieces. So again the Man sat down to think.
> 'The shield is good, he thought, but alone it is not enough.' So the man
> built a star of iron to strengthen the shield, and this was the best of all.
> Now there are those who like to say, "We are as strong as the Tiger," or "We
> are fierce as a Dragon." But there are also those who remember the way of
> the Man, and know who rules the earth.
Bismallah Assalam O Alykum Wa Ramatullah Wa Barakatuh
(Recalls a bit of poetry"
GOLD is for the mistresssilver for the maid
Copper for the craftsman cunning at his trade.²
³Good!² said the Baron, sitting in his hall,
³But IronCold Ironis master of them all.²
Ma'a al Hob wa al Salam, mukhtar durr
Mukhtar durr al-jabal al-mukhfi http://tinyurl.com/dbp63
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