The Dragon Flight

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The Dragon Flight

Atop a jagged pinnacle, he sits, just waiting; ragged wings stretch into flight. Dragon eyes his prey; downward sweep and clasp brings supper for a dragon. We all must face our dragons; climb looming pinnacles. Face-to-face, clasping ourselves; we watch and wait; we are our own prey and can’t escape our truths, in flight. Poetry in flight, is the night dragon. He easily finds prey, from his pinnacle; a patient specter…waiting, with cold talons ready to clasp. Downward swoop and clasp; spreading wings in flight. Tired of perpetually waiting, fearless dragon, with wings obscuring pinnacle; takes unsuspecting prey. There is no hope, for dying prey; wiggling in talon-clasp. Dragon’s spy pinnacle, welcomes him from hunt-flight. Famished dining dragon, welcomes no more waiting. Much too long, in waiting, with no dinner-prey, can leave a thinning dragon in deaths abominable clasp. Angels in celestial flight, will carry him, to Heaven’s pinnacle. When for death, you wait; face your dragon. He’ll give up his prey, for miraculous, spiritual flight. In a death clasp; souls reach the eternal pinnacle.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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  1. Date: 11/13/2014 10:47:00 PM
    M.L. very good write, I love stories about dargons :) eve

    Kiser Avatar M. L. Kiser
    Date: 11/18/2014 6:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, I've always been a big fan of dragons.
  1. Date: 10/31/2014 9:46:00 AM
    I truly LOVE this... My poems are often about a persnickety baby Dragon... meant to make you smile... Humor in Dragons... well why not? And he comes straight from my imagination into my story poems... just like you said... Swooping down to entertain.

    Kiser Avatar M. L. Kiser
    Date: 10/31/2014 11:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Carol, Thank you. I do love dragons...I don't think that they get the respect, which they deserve.
  1. Date: 10/29/2014 7:19:00 PM
    WOW! Plain and simple Excellent!

    Kiser Avatar M. L. Kiser
    Date: 10/30/2014 2:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Why thank you, Maurice!