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The Dragons and the Skies

A fiery tale

By Vadim KaganPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
Top Story - February 2024
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The Dragons and the Skies
Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Unsplash

Let’s talk of dragons and the skies.

You see, each time a dragon dies

A patch of sky goes dead with him

Becoming grey and dull and dim,

The stars and clouds move aside

And all the people who decide

To stay below the empty sky

Lose the ability to cry.

Without the rains, without the tears

The forest dries in seven years,

The grasses turn to yellow dust

And, angry gust by angry gust

From east to west, from south to north

The winds erode away the earth

And leave behind an angry chasm -

Until one day a heaving spasm

Releases fires from below,

And then, magnificently slow

A newborn dragon rises high

And flies across the waiting sky.

Until that chasm becomes a sea,

What can we do but wait and see?

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About the Creator

Vadim Kagan

I believe that each day is a blessing, every story is amazing and all poems should rhyme!

Instagram: @wines_and_rhymes

Facebook: www.facebook.com/vadimkagan

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Comments (11)

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  • Vicki Lawana Trusselli 2 months ago

    Your story is fabulous

  • Anna 2 months ago

    Congrats on Top Story!!

  • weaving a tale of dragons and the interconnectedness of their existence with the very fabric of the skies, leaving readers eagerly anticipating the unfolding adventure.

  • olymoolla2 months ago

    Your stories are very beautiful and your story is admirable. Kindly open my vocal ID and read a story and comment about the story. This is my request to you.

  • Sibli Siddiqui2 months ago

    there aren't specific reviews for "The Dragons and the Skies" as it appears to be a title, it's a captivating and evocative phrase that suggests an exciting fantasy adventure. With dragons soaring through vast skies, readers might anticipate thrilling encounters, epic battles, and magical discoveries. The title alone promises an immersive journey into a fantastical world where imagination knows no bounds.

  • sleepy drafts2 months ago

    This is wonderful. I love the imagery and descriptions you use - they are so evocative and beautifully reflective. Congratulations on Top Story!

  • Test2 months ago

    Well-deserved congratulations for your work—keep it up!

  • Matthew Fromm2 months ago

    great work here

  • WOW! This is great. You crafted such an elaborate world in such a small amount of time. Wonderful job and congrats on the well-deserved Top Story!

  • Cathy holmes2 months ago

    Wow. This is fabulous. Congrats on the TS.

  • ROCK 2 months ago

    Oh wow, this was incredibly moving. I didn't think much about dragons before this new year. I do believe now!

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