Endgame Momentum

Momentum from initial moves

quiescent queens beside the board

mordacious knight on vengeful steed

three suddenly prodigious pawns

a sacrificial bishop's prayer

abandoned castle at an edge

requiem for cornered kings

new questions of old openings.

Endgame Momentum © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: February 24, 2019

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