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A short poem written to honor the final stand of Constantine XI Palaiologos and the soldiers of Constantinople during the siege of 1453. Against numeric odds and the valiant rival fighters , equipped with then state-of-the-art Weapons, the Byzantines refused to surrender their home. And fought till their last breath.
This short story--though one might more accurately call it a short "scene"--is based on a conversation between me and a friend, an aspiring painter who struggled with his commitment to art. Though he is extremely passionate about what he does, often he finds himself paralyzed by lethargy and the fear…
I wrote this poem almost a year ago, and I had just gotten out of Chess Club (yes, I play Chess). I don't remember what I was feeling at the time, but maybe you can tell me when you read it? Comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated! Enjoy! :)
This was an essay of mine for our English "curriculum based assessment". Otherwise known as the worst test we have to take. Prompt: Write about a time you had to make a difficult decision. We had one class period (45 minutes) to plan, write, and edit an entire essay. For…