mordicai caeli (mordicai) wrote,
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Death to Castle Brass! (94)

Hawkmoon: The Runestaff by Michael Moorcock.

Black hunk of metal
like Mournblade & Stormbringer.
Yes, the gods play dice.

Anglachel! Gurthang!
"I will drink thy blood gladly!"
whispers to Turin.

"Should it not please me,"
Kullervo's sword sings to him,
"to eat guilty flesh?"

I really liked the Hawkmoon books a whole lot. The melancholy ending was appropriate.
Tags: books, haiku, hawkmoon, moorcock
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