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A Live and Dangerous Worm

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A Live and Dangerous Worm

In a cave 
   not too far 
from here 
       lives a ferocious dragon 
He sits on a great treasure 
     His eyes peer out 
at the world 
He is not young 
    But he is still fierce 
He protects his gold,silver, mithril, and gems 
from all strangers 
    Only a great knight of the realm 
could challenge him 
He is a wily worm 
   full of guile and spite 
All who speak with him 
fall under the dragon spell
    and he destoys them 
    A creature out of a child's nightmare 
    but real enough to chill the blood
and terrify those who who come across him

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  1. Date: 1/7/2013 6:13:00 AM
    Sharp and chrisp, this dragon seem a wily old fox, with the wisdom of an owl and the fire of hell.

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 11:13:00 AM
    The tail of a dragon is often quite long... this one was delightful and didn't drag on... Terrry (nice poem & thanks for your kind comments)

  1. Date: 11/19/2012 8:05:00 AM
    Wow! This is a very nice ballad which I enjoy reading tonight my friend! Great write indeed and congrats! Thank you so much for sharing and your precious time stopping by my work. More power and blessings! love/hugs,Leonora

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 6:36:00 PM
    sounds very Lord of the Rings-like!!! I enjoyed the read

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 4:59:00 PM
    ooh - very scary! nice one!

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 3:11:00 PM
    does he breathe fire too? Thanks for reading my poem and commenting. love, Kathy

  1. Date: 11/18/2012 1:21:00 PM
    Love your fairytale poem Matthew - thanks for your visit. - Have a nice Sunday afternoon. - oxox / / Anne-Lise