The Knight In Gold Armor


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I was born in La Florida, Valparaiso, Zacatecas, Mexico. My parents immigrated to the United States when I was 2 years old. I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from the  [+]

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There once was a thriving village ruled by a council of elders. Crops grew strong, bellies stretched wide, and rivers were inviolable. Neighbors were allies. One day, when the sun was at its highest point in the sky, a knight in gold armor came to the village. It spun tales of a mighty kingdom up north to the baker, to the farmers, and to the fathers and mothers. The council of elders welcomed the knight with feast and celebration, but after the fourth sunset it slipped into its gold armor and made its way back home. The village returned to a steady pace; familiar sounds and smells filled its streets. Still, young men are easy to sway and they forsake their mother's teachings. With hope in their belts and courage in their arms; they made the journey north. A towering sun and a hungry river took many of them to an eternal home, yet more came after looking for the riches in the mighty kingdom up north. Now, young men turned old recall the journey of long ago; their backs ache and they never forgot about the village - their true home.

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ALYAE B.S · ago
Good luck Manuela, I really enjoyed reading your text. My 5 votes. Hope you'll come and read my text on final https://short-edition.com/fr/oeuvre/tres-tres-court/la-face-cachee-de-lisere
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Hello Alyae B.S. Thank you for your support. I would like to read your story, but I need an English translation. Good luck
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Keith Simmonds · ago
Una buena historia! Todas mis voces, y buena suerte!
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Gracias Keith Simmonds por su tiempo y su apollo.
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Keith Simmonds · ago
Hasta luego por su apollo, et muchas gracias de antemano!
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Janet Mora · ago
Dios continúe bendiciendo tu hermoso talento. Nuestros mejores deseos para ti. Saludos
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Saludos Janet. Gracias por tomar el tiempo para leer y votar. Bendiciones
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Nancy Millan · ago
Buena suerte amiga linda! Wow 👏 eres increíble. Estamos muy orgullosos de ti... bendiciones!
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Gracias amiga. Tu apoyo es tan apreciado.
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Nora Landeros · ago
Wow!! Congratulations Manuela. Keep on writing stories.
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Nora, I am thankful for your time and support. ☺️
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Liz Salgado · ago
A beautiful and truthful story!! 👏🏼
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Thank you. I appreciate your feedback Liz.
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Victor Landeros · ago
Love it, hope you get lots of votes. It seems that too many knights in golden armors have gone to the south and enticed many to go up north.
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Manuela Guerra · ago
I agree Victor Landeros! Thank you for your comment
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Diego Guerra · ago
I loved it,I hope it gets a lot of votes
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Manuela Guerra · ago
I hope readers will enjoy it.
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Erica Metz · ago
Good luck Manuela!
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Gracias.
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Selene Gonzalez Carrillo · ago
I would like to know more about the elders, where they re reason that the village was so good and why it was thriving? Will we get to know their backstories in the course of this tale?
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Manuela Guerra · ago
Elders were highly regarded in foreign countries centuries ago and many communities thrived because of it.