Your stratagem: swift sacrifice
to forfeit shelter
an early blow imposing will
(should opponents take the bait)
while you climb
to strike and slice through any line
in flawless wars.
Queen's Gambits © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.
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Submitted: May 12, 2020