Hands in cool water
snatch brown armor, red tipped claws.
Pail full, wet trek home.
Prof. Androne Sez: Vivid. I like this one. Grade: Check +
Skin pricks, heart beats fast
Hands tighten round shark-skin haft.
Embers in the black.
Prof. Androne sez: Haft of what? This one puzzles me. Grade: Check