O is for Oath of Fealty


Oath of Fealty: A solemn pledge or promise, appealing to a deity, a ruler, or another entity (not necessarily present) to attest to the truth of a statement or sincerity of one’s desire to fulfill a contract or promise, usually on a Relic of Saints.



oath of Galahad
Sir Galahad in his search for the Holy Grail (Source: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2014/british-irish-art-l14133/lot.9.html)


I, as Galahad,

promised you the Holy Grail

to bloom your health back.


If lore said only those

whose heart is pure, are worthy;

you were the worthiest.


Although I failed you,

you never stopped believing

in your humble knight.


I swore faithfully

but I came back fortuneless.

as your life faded.


You never promised,

it was me who made the oath

of eternal love.


I hope you are enjoying these little pieces of poetry that I´m doing this month.

If you missed the former posts, you can find them here:

  1. A is for Absinthe
  2. B is for Benjo
  3. C is for Carriwitchet
  4. D is for Dashed hopes
  5. E is for Evening Wheezes / Envy
  6. F is for Fawney-rig
  7. G is for Gigglemug
  8. H is for Hookem-Snivey
  9. I is for Immortality
  10. J is for Julking
  11. K is for Kairos
  12. L is for Leptosomatic
  13. M is for Memento Mori
  14. N is for Niminy-Piminy

Here you can go to the Linky to the #BlogchatterA2Z post for the letter O

I´d love to hear from you. if you have any comment, or want to know more about this story, you can post a comment. Also, if you are doing the #AtoZChallenge, please drop here your link, I´d be happy to visit your blog posts. 😀

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