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The Beauty Pageant

Dragon saw an advertisement for a Beauty Pageant, He wanted in! No less!
It stated it was for the 1 to 5’s, so Dragon figured he fit right in. You guess?
When we got there: We were shocked! No Mom would let us in, at the door.
They were probably, just jealous, as they knew, they couldn’t win! Oh, boy!

After all, his makeup & blinged out bib overalls, were impressive, my friend!
But, we always get lots of paparazzi, and the organizer wanted some of them.
He allowed us in, anyway, Moms yea or Nay, or that’s what to us, he did say.
Now the ‘5 O’Clock News’ would present it, That was a 1st for them. A fact!

The little girls were loaded to bear: with make up, talent, and tons of *****.
But man their attitudes were awful… All about them! Who would a thunk?
Amazingly, that made Dragon, seem to fit right in! He had a Good chance!
Ever wonder, how they teach widdle babies the violin, how to sing, or dance?

Well, didn’t matter, for Dragon knows fire, so he put on a little Fire Dance. 
Setting the stage afire, he stomped around putting it out. Well, it did look, HOT! 
No one tripped him, any more, after the first one’s eyebrows, were singed off.
Finally, all got the same crowns, as the organizer: feared the mom’s, for sure!

Of course, Dragon got ‘Best of Show’, so the paparazzi wouldn’t decide to go.
This was quite an experience; I don’t want to repeat ever, or again, real soon.
Moms’ and kids were way too mean, when the cameras were off, I impugn!
But Dragon seemed oblivious to that… as he took his extra and final 3rd bow.

His mind was totally, in dreamland, for a week, or two, or Yeah, forever more.
Me, I came away with a better understanding, of the art of being, a stage Mom.
I suspect that Dragon had only wanted the bling of a crown, from the very start.
The Trophy became mine for the mantle, to display, after Dragon blinged it out!

So if chasing fame, just be careful, what you wish for… Dragon may be about!

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 5/22/2015 4:09:00 AM
I see Dragon is the real star of your poetry. This is another adorable story! Could picture it all! "No one tripped him, any more, after the first one’s eyebrows, were singed off" HILARIOUS! Always, Laura
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Date: 3/17/2015 12:07:00 PM
you have such a wonderful imagination my friend - I can see dragon doing commercials next lol:-) hugs Jan xx
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