Thirty-four beats for my haiku fetishist ways. Exactly Perfect!
I could not think of a better introduction to today’s sonnet. Attributed to George Orwell, Rudyard Kipling, or Winston Churchill. But in truth, it seems this gem was uttered by the great Winston Churchill.
The sonnet that follows, is from a discussion that I had with a good friend–one of those rough men who stand ready to protect us all. He’s made a promise, unlike any other job, that he cannot break.