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a/n: In answer to a challenge from LoveEssence: Here is a challenge for you write a poem without using the words (and,I,but,are,feel,see,touch,hold)
You have 3 days to complete it. I know you will take on this challenge as if it were as easy as fliping a page. :)

The poem answers the challenge directly, rather than simply following the given rules. It's probably not the best poem I've written, but I hope LE likes it at least? ;-)

_Challenge Accepted_

Can we do it?
Do we know what we've accepted?
This burden. This danger. This challenge.

So, can we do it?
That is the question:
You didn't answer. Can we do it? Can we?

Of course we can do it.
The challenge is accepted.
We accept the burden. The danger. The challenge.

No duelling swords? No pistols?
Where then is the danger?
It is only a poem; a challenge of words.

Words! Words can be a burden.
There is weight in the written word.
Yes sometimes - just sometimes - there's danger too!

Spudley Strikes Again

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The following comments are for "Challenge Accepted"
by Spudley

Spud// Challenge
No duelling swords? No pistols?
That I like. Nice poem


( Posted by: JEANNIE45 [Member] On: August 14, 2003 )

Nice work there. Silly idea for a poem, of course, but nicely tongue in cheek, and entertainingly executed.

( Posted by: evil_bacteria [Member] On: August 18, 2003 )

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