Damsel in Distress Redux by Marsheila Rockwell

Her tower window
A knight below
Spinning tales of courtly love
Promising her freedom
She does not let down her hair

Spurned and sour, he rides away
She watches him go without regret
The wise princess knows
Rescues unasked for
Only forge new chains.

From: http://sfpoetry.com/sl/edchoice/44.3-4.html

Date: 2021

By: Marsheila Rockwell (19??- )

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