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Treacle the Dragon

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Treacle the Dragon

Lanterns held high
deep inside the mountain,
peering through darkness
together we beheld,
oh! Such a slimy pit.
Brother’s I declare,
beware the great dragon, Treacle.
What a jest, Smile heartily,
his treasures our brood seek
like all the rest
Gems, rubies, diamonds and sapphires,
count this abundance until satiated,
could we? would we?
Say enough.
Tears of joy fill mine eyes
for his royal master Slumbers.
The guardian of so great a hoard,
desired by such cumbersome burglars
as you and yours.
But accomplices make haste,
Treacle slumbers.
We who seek to bleach
the dragons bones.
cast the die
Swords, axes drawn.
Standing on the precipice,
wealth our desire.
Then strike, thrust, hack,
kill the beast.
Our blunting steel
sings against his scalley armour.
Oh Horror! awaken now denizen of the deep.
Brothers are we not; from the same womb?
For now our fears behold his majesty.
Would one be pious?
When all hope is lost.
You must robbers face the final cost.
But was it a crime
to dream of Treacles treasure.
Tremble in the muck fellow’s
this is to be the day,
all men fear.
Running, stumbling, crawling
through darkness, only his eyes shone.
Would this; could this be but a dream?
Bow down now to the one
Treacle the Dragon.

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  1. Date: 8/14/2012 8:13:00 AM
    Welcome to the soup Carrington...love your mystic treasure of words...luv..Linda

    marshall Avatar carrington marshall
    Date: 8/25/2012 4:11:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Linda I have just put a poem on here for you, its called THE GHOST OF LE MOULIN, a true story. hope you enjoy it, love carrington
  1. Date: 8/14/2012 6:57:00 AM
    Epic Hugs- Skat

    marshall Avatar carrington marshall
    Date: 8/28/2012 3:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Hi Skat I have just put another of my epic poems on here try and work this ohe out lol love carrington its called ATTENDING THE BALL OF THE DEAD etc"!