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The Dragon

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The Dragon

The Dragon.

In the mountains near the land of Nord
Their lived a fiery Dragon
He had such hot and fearsome breath
Yet he kept his tail a dragging
Because he knew he wasn't bad
He was shy and that was all
And if he looked too meek and mild
Then folk would treat him cruel.

He met this little lad from Kelt
One day whilst coasting round
With fire belching from his face
And roaring fearsome sounds
The little lad was terrified
When he saw this thunder brute
And the dragon he was hurt indeed
As this fear he did intuit.

He said "I'm sorry little boy
But I'd not do you harm
I rasp and roar like this you know
So folk will leave me calm
I really want to be your friend
It's so lonely being me
Then the two they walked off arm in arm
It was beautiful to see.

Socrares Dec 7 2003


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  1. Date: 9/8/2013 4:44:00 AM

    Enchanting tale...i see a lot of myself in the dragon...thank you for sharing& making me realise that i don't need to hide behind my fire anymore:) -Y.L Ndlovu

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 9/8/2013 5:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Yvette, I am so glad you got something from this poem, that makes it worthwhile....peter
  1. Date: 9/7/2013 5:23:00 PM

    Peter, you have such a magnificent way with rhyme. Few people do. Thank you for them all. Allan

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan Date: 9/7/2013 5:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Allan, I think I must have been born with tis gift, I have had it for as long as I can remember...Your comments are appreciated, my friend...Peter