Armor of a Knight


Send me to the battle

Please do not send me naked

The enemies have their flesh covered

You, my King, don't be half-hearted

For my oath I will die for this land

The sand dunes will bury my death

Your life is shielded by the armor

I ask you this on my last breath.


Linh Duy Vo

December 10, 2004

Poet's Note: This poem is being sent to President George W. Bush.


The Honor



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