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The Drunken Knight

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The Drunken Knight

The Drunken Knight

The Drunken Knight

The good king saw that evil was running rampant across his land.

So he sent his best knight, to lend a helping hand.

His armor silver-plated, his hair long and braided.

His sword and shield, are the knight's best friends.

Unfortunately for demons, it means their quick end.

He roams the lands hunting the wicked, so monsters fear!

He's leaving pieces of evil creatures everywhere.

Collecting gold for his good deeds.

But all the while, all he wanted mead.

All was quiet, all monsters were slain.

The knight now had nothing but mead on the brain.

He looked for a pub to have a few drinks.

He found one that was called "Fizzily Winks".

The drunks were loud and unruly.

The wenches were fat, smelly, and drooly.

The brave knight sat down and ordered a mead.

He drank six or seven until his mind felt freed.

He looks all around and thought, "what a disgrace, there's smelly monsters all over the place."

"By order of the king, they must be destroyed!"

"Its time for my sword, to once again be employed."

When he lifted his sword, you can guess what happened next.

The now widowed wives must pay their respects.

© 2020 Jason Nicolosi

Comments

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on June 25, 2020:

Thanks Ankita. Glad to have your comment. I appreciate it. Be safe and stay healthy.

Ankita B on June 24, 2020:

Such a lovely tale with perfect rhyming words. I loved it.

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on June 17, 2020:

I appreciate your comments Manatita. Thanks so very much. Take care.

manatita44 from london on June 09, 2020:

Fun throughout with an interesting end. Lovely tale.

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on March 19, 2020:

An entertaining read, loved your artwork. The knight off to finish his work after a short stop at the bar, I can imagine what state he was in after all those drinks!

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 19, 2020:

Haha, I loved your comment. I thought it was super funny Nell. Thanks for stopping by. I appreciate it!

Nell Rose from England on March 19, 2020:

Sounds like the town next to mine, fat and smelly and drooly, carrying toilet rolls! LOL! I loved it!

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 17, 2020:

Thanks for commenting Denise, I appreciate it. I'm happy you enjoyed it. I hope you have a wonderful Saint Patrick's.

Denise McGill from Fresno CA on March 17, 2020:

Okay, I'm amused. The drunken knight had a point; pubs are a place for monsters to congregate. The problem is that he was one of them.

Blessings,

Denise

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 15, 2020:

Thank you very much, Dora. I appreciate your comment. Never drink mead while carrying a sword. Someone could get hurt. ;-)

Dora Weithers from The Caribbean on March 15, 2020:

Good that the knight completed his task. Not good that he sat down to drink while he still had his sword. Good that you crafted a good read!

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 14, 2020:

Hi, Peggy I really appreciate your kind words. I glad you liked my poem. I love creating artwork. I could draw well ever since I was 5 years old. I'm super happy you enjoyed my picture. Thanks so much for visiting my hubs!

Peggy Woods from Houston, Texas on March 14, 2020:

Your art at the top of this piece is great. I love the colors! This was a fun piece to read. Oh, those poor widowed wives! Haha!

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 14, 2020:

Hi, Lora, I appreciate all the great comments. I enjoyed writing this one and fun drawing the image. Thanks again for stopping by and taking the time to check out my content.

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 14, 2020:

Thanks so much for commenting on my poem Eric. I appreciate it. Have an amazing day!

Lora Hollings on March 13, 2020:

With humor and wit, you keep your reader entertained! Enjoyable read. Thanks for sharing, Jason. Your artwork is wonderful.

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 13, 2020:

Thanks a lot, Fam. I'm glad you enjoyed it. I appreciate the comment. Have a wonderful day!

Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on March 13, 2020:

Cool prose. I was never a knight thank goodness I would have fallen on my sword.

Fam on March 13, 2020:

Well done Jason ! another beautiful display of your thoughts. I like it!

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 12, 2020:

Haha right...drunk, swords, bad idea. Someone could get hurt. I enjoyed writing this one. It was a lot of fun. Thanks for commenting Ruby.

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 12, 2020:

Thank you Tiyasha I really appreciate your comment. I'm glad you enjoyed it. I'm happy to hear you liked my drawing. I love to draw, paint, and sculpt.

Jason Nicolosi (author) from AZ on March 12, 2020:

Hi, Lorna thank you for your wonderful comments. I truly appreciate them. Thanks for the positive feedback on my artwork. Your compliments made my day!

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on March 12, 2020:

HaHa, This was funny and rhymed so well. If there is a moral to this poem, it must be ' don't drink and carry a sword '

Tiyasha Maitra from Gurgaon on March 12, 2020:

Love the poem and the sketch. I agree with Lorna about your storytelling skills. Great job Jason.

Lorna Lamon on March 12, 2020:

You are a great story teller Jason and this tale is witty and lighthearted. I think the moral to the tale is hilarious and once again I am so impressed with your artwork. Loved it.