here there be dragons



we be 
-lieve in them, of course 
as we have seen them with
our own eyes. 

their embered breath,
spiking the sky. 

their spangled skin, 
tangled in scars. 

imagine 
our delight to find 
they’re on our side,
joining our nightly fire
-dance, and teaching 

                                       us 
                                                 to 

                                                                        fly. 

::
PAD, day 27.

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4 Responses to here there be dragons

  1. Sherry Marr says:

    I love this so much!

  2. peach says:

    “spiking the sky” … This makes me think of the sky as a bowl of sorbet punch at prom. 🙂

    “Imagine …” is the new middle school buzz word. I’d explain the usage and function, but it wouldn’t come across nearly as fun(ny) as it is.

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