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Poem for Rowan on the day of his Elevation

As a Lady of the Rose I speak at at a lot of elevations.  Many more elevations than I can make it to.  If I have to send words, especially for someone I adore, I will sometimes put it into poem format. 
Baron Rowan is amazing and I was sorry I could not be there.  So I researched and wrote a poem for him, which was delivered on the day of his elevation to the Pelican..

Some heroes find their courage on the field,
and hone their strength on troops who will not yield.
Some heroes make fidelity their art
and craft a truthful off’ring of their heart.
Still others, by their prowess and their will                                        
can elevate a task into a skill.
Yet, I can speak to none of these. Instead
I’ll speak of Courtesy; the golden thread,
that binds society, and lets us grow,
a wisdom that for sure the Roses know.
A hero comes in many forms, you see;
as acorns small, as large as spreading trees.
Like…. mighty Rowan, Baron of the crown,
who councils those of small and great renown,
whose calm and patient voice is good support
within the swirling chaos that is court.
A man who knows his flaws and his defects
then turns them into strengths when he reflects.
He serves the Crown, a loyal man and true,
a duty also given me and you,
but serves as well the Eastern land and field
and in that duty does not ever yield.
Unto the King, Unto the Queen I pray,
A Pelican, a peer, be made this day.
-Poem composes in Heroic Couplets, as utilized by Geoffrey Chaucer.  

-Countess Marguerite.

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