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The Dragon’s Lair

2014-07-05 15.17.13

The dragon’s lair beckons you –

Smokey incense trails billow from their gaping mouths

filling the air with acrid plumes of hazy smoke.

Dark bilious columns twist and coil, as

they slither in unison – sisters and brothers as one.

The dragon’s lair entices you –

welcomes you, as it

hypnotizes you with each terrifying stare.

You are solid stone – your heavy soul unmovable, unable to exact.

Your thoughts …

The dragon’s lair controls YOU.

About Colleen M. Chesebro

Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Novelist & Poet who loves writing paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. She loves all things magical which may mean that she could be experiencing her second childhood—or not. That part of her life hasn’t been fully decided yet. A few years ago, a mystical experience led her to renew her passion for writing and storytelling. These days she resides in the fantasy realm of the Faery Writer where she writes the magical poetry and stories that the fairy nymphs whisper to her in her dreams. Colleen won the “Little and Laugh” Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community on November 2017, and in 2018, she won first place for the “Twisted Travel” category. Colleen lives in Arizona with her husband. When she is not writing, Colleen enjoys spending time with her husband. She also loves gardening, reading, and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art. Learn more about Colleen on colleenchesebro.com.
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4 Comments

  1. I love dragons! I have a dragon hourglass timer for timed chess games.

  2. Wonderful sculpture with a wonderful write up 🙂
    Is that an incence burner?!

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