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Ode to Gallantry

武林高手說: "人在江湖, 身不由己."    
但是一個真正的俠客, 有所為, 有所不為.  
“Once getting into the world          
One can’t help but go with swirl.”          
This chivalry mantra          
has been told for a long era          
However it may be clear          
a true swordsman has a ruler          
it shows what must be done          
and what must be gone          
He’s proud for being dignity          
he cries for not being loyalty          
betraying is what he means guilty          
The spirit of chivalry          
in the blood and soul          
an artist’s romanticism          
an intellectual’s integrity          
a politician’s dedication          
He acts as what heroes do          
never breaks his lover’s mood          
never forsake good for the sake of gold          
never put beauty in eyes, friends off mind          
At Chinese ganghood          
with noble brotherhood          
The smiling proud wanderer          
carrying a royal blood sword          
riding west on a white horse          
Carved on the slate of Wulin tournament         
the undefeated warrior sings:        
Moral is his sword          
Loyalty is his charity          
Silence is his chance          
Lonely is his company          
Hollow is his halo          
Death is his faith          
He is my true hero since the ancient          
Written by RoseJasmine
Published | Edited 14th Jan 2020
Author's Note
I am so much fascinated by Chinese kung fu dramas. Dedicate this to you, my love. You’re so much like my martial art hero.
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