when Achilles on Briseis' bosom died...

'you gave me
Peace
in my lifetime of war...'
gasped Achilles...
dying...
an arrow from Paris at his heel...

Briseis was crying...
she tried
to stop Paris
from throwing arrows lethal
at her hidden forbidden love
Achilles...

But...

was not Achilles
an enemy?

Paris
the young prince...
how could he not kill
an enemy?

But
This
Briseis...
she knew
Achilles...
she knew
the respect and love
she had seen in the warrior's eyes...

She was crying...
holding the enemy of state...
to her bosom
defying everything...
only for the sake
of love...

and Achilles...
before closing his eyes
just muttered:
'don't you worry
my dear Briseis...
we would be meeting
in another time...
surely in another time...'

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