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Matilda

A poem

By Mother CombsPublished about a month ago โ€ข 1 min read
Top Story - June 2024
Image by Julius H. from Pixabay

There once lived a damsel

Of the kingdom of Dunamzel

Who was loathe to marry

Any man who could not carry

A barrel of salted herring

So she packed her gear and ring

And set out to conquer her dream

To find a dragon who liked to eat cream

For a deal she wanted to make

With the flying lizard of the lake

Well, he found her at the crossroads

Of the Twenty Toads

And off he did fly

To his cave on the Plains of the Sky

Where he treated her like any old sinner

And he planned on eating her for dinner

Instead, this damsel named Matilda

Entertained the dragon with tales of Lialda

Buying back her life

From the dragonโ€™s strife

In the process, a new friend made

Who would come to her aid

And chase away any would-be suitor

Or eat a looter

Depending on the circumstances at the time

While the damsel drank coconut and lime

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Comments (18)

  • Albin3 days ago

    Awesome ๐Ÿ‘

  • This is whimsical and fun, Mother Combs, and it has a dark side to it that reminds me of ancient fairytales! Great work! Congrats on the Top Story. Well deserved!

  • Congratulations on having your story featured as a top story on Vocal! This is a remarkable achievement, and it's clear why your work has received such recognition. Your storytelling is truly exceptional. The narrative was not only compelling but also beautifully crafted, holding my attention from start to finish. The way you developed the characters and plot was masterful, making the story both engaging and thought-provoking. Your unique voice and perspective shine through, setting your work apart. Itโ€™s evident that you poured a lot of passion and effort into this piece, and it has certainly paid off. I look forward to reading more of your incredible stories in the future. Keep up the fantastic work! Best regards, Dr. Jay

  • Shirley Belk29 days ago

    i love how you bring life to so many women!

  • Jude Chukwuemeka29 days ago

    Nice post! I enjoyed reading it.

  • mimabout a month ago

    Nice work

  • Grz Colmabout a month ago

    Nice work on your top story mother Combs. Read before, โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘

  • ROCK about a month ago

    Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Back to say congratulations on your Top Story! ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽŠ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ’–๐ŸŽŠ

  • Andrea Corwin about a month ago

    hahaha what a fun poem and congrats on TS!!

  • Paul Stewartabout a month ago

    hahaha! This is so much fun...little splashes of darkness all over it, but with a delicate delicious fun to it. Congrats on a fine fine Top Story, Sharon!

  • TahimaAniabout a month ago

    Congratulations on your top story๐Ÿฅณ

  • Kenny Pennabout a month ago

    Where do you come up with these gems?! This was so good, reads like a nursery rhyme. Fantastic!

  • Grz Colmabout a month ago

    Nicely fun Mother Combs. ๐Ÿคฉโ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ Hope you are going well. Sorry Iโ€™m missing so much.

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    I need a dragon like that to chase away the guys who slide into my DMs, lol. Loved your poem!

  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Fun and entertaining!!! Loved it especially the flow and rhyming!!!โค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’•

  • Hannah Mooreabout a month ago

    Well, I'm glad she got her happy ending.

  • This was so much fun! ๐Ÿ˜€

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