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When Blood Runs Cold

October 4, 2009
By Quinten Nail BRONZE, Wolfforth, Texas
Quinten Nail BRONZE, Wolfforth, Texas
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(A Haiku Of A Fight With A Texas Ranger)

Smoldering Barrels
Life Drifts Alongside Gunsmoke
Eyes Glance Upward, Blank!

Silence Hangs Heavy
All Faults Held In Frigid Hangs
Hollow Of Any Guild

Gun In Holster
Triumph Over, He Lives Again
Death's Artifact....Still!

The author's comments:

Create a haiku on the old American West.

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Apr. 8 2013 at 4:03 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
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― Weihui Zhou

Interesting challenge. Successful victory with this. Great poem.

on Aug. 19 2010 at 9:48 pm
BlindSamurai GOLD, Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Favorite Quote:
A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.
-Malcolm X

Very interesting writing, good job!

on Jul. 28 2010 at 9:37 am
Anime_Gurl_013, Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
stone walls do not a prision make,
nor iron bars a cage

this was amazing

on Apr. 9 2010 at 8:12 pm
BleedingRose PLATINUM, Frederic, Wisconsin
33 articles 1 photo 378 comments

Favorite Quote:
*The darkness holds infinite possibilities.


Wow, very amazing and definitely unique!  I loved it, especially your descriptions!  This is great, and well thought out, you're very talented!  Would you mind commenting on some of my work?  Thanks!  Keep writing!


on Dec. 20 2009 at 12:45 pm
bamboom212 PLATINUM, Chestnut Ridge, New York
23 articles 0 photos 155 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The truth with a bad intent, is worse than any lie you can ever invent."
"You are smarter than you think. You are stronger than you look. You are braver than you feel."

i really like this. it's unique. u can paint a picture in ur mind vividly because of ur creative descriptionz. gr8 job

karlinskib said...
on Oct. 15 2009 at 8:51 pm
This is a very diffrent type of Haiku. I like the descriptive words the writer uses like smoldering barrel to represent a gun fire. It helps the reader picture the scene. Also the descriptive words help the reader paint a picture of how the Texas Ranger. over all the poem was descriptive and exciting to read!

on Oct. 14 2009 at 1:37 am
Only,I PLATINUM, Taylorville, Illinois
45 articles 17 photos 123 comments

Favorite Quote:
This too shall pass.


this is crazy good:)

keep it up.

on Oct. 13 2009 at 3:50 pm
This was a different kind of haiku or that i've read good job!