paper dragons


origami me
somebody who breathes
…, de
-sires to fly, scales
the sky in crimson

ceiling wax stack
me high
and fold me
to a land
…………by the sea.
prompted by Herotomost’s  “nostalgia” Play it Again prompt, over at toads

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11 Responses to paper dragons

  1. Origami me… what a great start… really wonderful

  2. Candy says:

    … what Bjorn said! de-lightful!

  3. kaykuala h says:

    scales the sky in
    crimson strings.

    Obviously he is ready for take-off. Great lines De!


  4. …and fold me. Really cool use of language here. BTW, which challenge did you write to? Just fun to give the host recognition. 🙂 And we can also go back and consider doing it ourselves. Thanks!

  5. M says:

    fire, de…


  6. Kerry O'Connor says:

    I love the subtle allusions to the song about the dragon who lives by the sea, and the way you placed your own name in there: de desires to fly… very nicely done.

  7. First line and I was hooked!

  8. I loved the word use (word play?) I like the idea of being paper, being used to create something beautiful.

  9. Marian says:

    Ohhh, yes beautiful.

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