Β Walls to protect me

To keep the devils away

But there’s one within.

I need a Fortress

Beyond solid structure

Where I can be free.

For Jingle Poetry on Fortresses, Castles, Palaces, and Royal Houses

For us — Be Strong.

A girl dreamt of being a princess

Rescued by a mighty prince charming

And living happily ever after in the castle up the hill.

She woke up a warrior

Fought the foolish prince with sword of faith

And living hopefully ever after for the kingdom beyond the hill.


For the warrior in you — I salute.



36 Responses to “Stronghold”

  1. ~L Says:

    Stunning!!!! I loved it! I’m so excited to read your work:)

    • bendedspoon Says:

      Thank you for the appreciation. I only have little servings in here, served with love. I hope you will like it. Peace and blessings to you πŸ™‚

  2. I like the first one (these are two, right? or are they one poem?) and the second poem about the castle and warrior princess is so powerful.

  3. Katherine Says:

    We should all acknowledge the power of the Greatest and Strongest Fortress. You did that in your first poem. Well done. πŸ™‚

    The second one is empowering. We do not need to be rescued by a certain Prince Charming. We are all capable of being strong for ourselves. Well done πŸ™‚

  4. Debbie Says:

    Your poetry just keeps getting better and better. I love all you are creating with Him!

  5. I love Delta Goodrem, and your words are perfect as always!

  6. Olivia Says:

    This is truly awesome!
    I loved the one about the princess.. I wish I too am able to win it all over.. πŸ™‚
    Reading your words just made my day.. many wishes n hugs xoxox

  7. koatmeal Says:

    “Walls to protect me
    To keep the devils away
    But there’s one within.
    I need a Fortress
    Beyond solid structure
    Where I can be free.”

    The fight against one’s self is always the most prevalent. You did a nice job capturing the essence of the battle.

  8. Jingle Says:

    yes, you can always have fortress and fly free.

    lovely piece.

  9. Definitely poetry woven with more than one layer of meaning. Well done.

  10. It’s true…even princesses have to fight the good fight. πŸ™‚

  11. seabell Says:

    You know I can relate with this… Love it! πŸ™‚

  12. Very fairy tale-esqe. Thank you for sharing. My potluck:

  13. Some day my prince will come….lol Awesome. Thanks for the smile.

  14. Chatter Master Says:

    I felt so much strength reading these. And felt like saying “amen” at the end! πŸ™‚

  15. ladynimue Says:

    Kudos to bring this warrior in limelight !! awesome words !

  16. dancingfreak Says:

    lovely poems πŸ™‚

    i especially loved the first one!!! πŸ˜€

  17. Kavita Says:

    Oh..that’s really wonderful… I am glad she found the strength to fight against all odds and “win” her self-respect back..

    Kudos on this fabulous piece, my friend!!!

  18. Christine Says:

    And I salute! Very nice!

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