The Red Knight


The Red Knight


Here lies Red Knight –

Sacrificed on behalf of his queen.

A rook he did block, setting himself in between –

All for the sake of three little squares –

His untimely demise, though few were aware –

Led the queen to bring mate to the ebony throne-chair.

Here lies the Red Knight –

His quiet honour – forever shall gleam –

A model to all  – of service extreme.




Thursday photo prompt: Honour #writephoto


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