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Dragon Slayer
by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary

Thursday, October 08, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Dragon Slayer

You ask if it's worth it,
with these scars and burns, and
constant vigilence.
Aye, and more's the pity that
you had to ask.
I love the gold, the power, the
adrenaline rush as
we circle the powerful beast;
I love the smell of smoke and
blood, and the sound of
steel to scale, and the slither
of my spear through
dragon flesh.
I love the dying screech
when my sword rams home,
and adding the claws
to my collection.
It's made me strong, and though
I may not live long, I'll
live rich and high and
when I die,
I'll die a warrior's death --
and wait for you
on the other side.

Dallas D'Angelo-Gary 09

 

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Reviewed by Shay White 1/21/2014
With the day to day dragons we all have to slay, it would be nice to think there will be someone waiting on the other side when the dragon inevitably wins the war! I love the imagery your poetry invokes! -Shay
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 10/9/2009
One of my favorites here. Love the images you constructed so with just a few phrases. Yes, if we don't stand for something, we'll fall for anything. J'nia
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/9/2009
VERY NICE!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/8/2009
Dallas, this is written so well and says so much...Karen said it perfectly for me.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 10/8/2009
Interest in both thought and content. Always better to die by the sword for what one believes in then to sell out in order to live longer...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Lori Moore 10/8/2009
The only good death is a warriors death. Very nice.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 10/8/2009
Good to see you again Dallas. Blessed be the death-defiant, for they shall ride the whirlwinds!! I can hear the wailing of the slain on fields choked with acrid smoke and rivers of warm blood! Well done.
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/8/2009
Spoken by a true-blue dragon-slayer . . .



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