The Healer – A Short Story

The Healer Awaiting his fate – the girl perfects her approach with a healing touch. The dragon rises and sighs a mellowed-out breath of thanks. ©2017 Colleen M. Chesebro The north wind howled through the brown stalks of dead prairie grasses as the girl trudged through the rough terrain toward the outcropping of rocks that hid the entrance to the cave. Her long red hair … Continue reading The Healer – A Short Story

The Dragon Healer – A “Tanka”

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “craft” to “approach,” and I changed “rise” to “rises.” Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don’t be afraid to experiment with synonyms. Sometimes subtle meanings pack the most punch … Continue reading The Dragon Healer – A “Tanka”

The Tale of Dracon and Anarion Jones

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The Tale of Dracon and Anarion Jones ? Anarion Jones, with her dark hair flying Walks Welsh mountainsides on tiptoe, As if she purely skims this Earth Yet never touches it. ? Dreaming of flying, her long skirt rustling, like a flurry of autumn leaves She bathes in banks of daffodils Their sun-warmed scent like perfume on her… Continue reading The Tale of Dracon and Anarion Jones

Out of the Dragon’s Lair – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #95 words are: “Dragon & Invite.” Fantasy images are dancing in my head! What a fabulous visual I get of dragons, their scaly tails wiping the air as the heavy beating of their wings is heard far below. I can see the terror exploding in the eyes of the people witnessing the sight. A smell of brimstone drapes across the … Continue reading Out of the Dragon’s Lair – A Haiku

The Dragon’s Lair

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, … Continue reading The Dragon’s Lair