Charlotte, the Protector of Children – Chapter 6

The Journey of the Slave Dragon Chapter 6 Previous Chapter. Charlotte, the Protector of Children, was a fierce warrior. Her people lived in the cold, stony mountain. They were a hard people that knew the bitter taste of long winter and brute survival. When you met her, you might be struck with an impression of…

The Journey of the Slave Dragon – Chapter 5

Chapter 5 The Eelwife and Hannah’s Kingdom Go To Previous Chapter The day began with calm. The air was warm outside as it often was in the months before the Feast of Rain. I left my lair and surveyed the rocky inlet. This was a portion of the morning I liked. Yes, the hot air…

The Journey of the Slave Dragon – Chapter 4

Previous Chapter Chapter 4 Jith, the Dragon Hunter I went to Eli to discuss the matter of Jith. Jith lived in the rocky meadow. He dwelled in a home of rough hewn timber. Large boars shared his home and his roof. They were his pets and his life sustenance. Their presence brought him comfort. Their…

The Journey of the Slave Dragon – Chapter 3

Return to Previous Chapter Chapter 3 Belief in Creatures Real and Unreal As the eldest woman of the rocky lands, Lady Sophia possessed the longest and most enduring love that was ever known. She was the one woman in all the land who would never turn to the sea flower for succor. Her heart was…

The Journey of the Dragon Slave – Chapter 2

Chapter 2 A Land Old with Years and Stories Return to Chapter 1 There were ten kingdoms that ruled the land. These kingdoms were ruled by lords and ladies. Daniel was the eldest of the lords. His land grew ever stronger with the years passing. Sophia, ruled the nearby kingdom where they produced silks and…

Pollen

Does seeing young love kindle the warmth of those bound in that weathering truest union? Those in a marriage of years with the indent of rings upon fingers and eyes speaking volumes for angry, joyous or asking minutes. Those two. Do they see young love and catch some of that sentiment like a sneeze? Are…

The Journey of the Dragon Slave – Chapter 1

Chapter 1 Fleeing Home And suddenly this dormant part of me, this locked up Lochness, was finally free. Finally, like the flying dragon that circles a majestic island mountain with reaching wings and a soaring, I had caught the wind. I didn’t know where the wind would take me. I knew there were battles to…

when o Lord when

Where will I go? What will I see? When will a tide grab ahold of me? When will I feel that current in my veins, the impulse of consciousness and striving toward a gain. When will I ache to discover a new destination? When will I hold my breath in anticipation? When will that peace…

Typing Heartache

What fresh sting is this Heart dipped in something like formaldehyde Not sure what made dissecting tools necessary Couldn’t be another pin prick Could I run exploratory marathons across all my favorite cities Find the poverty minstrels playing nostalgic tunes in public parks I can almost feel a pulse in Boston now I can almost…

The Rest I Seek

Tired of running Tired of pretending it’s the same Acting as though you understand Trying to share the empathy of a moment When you stand at an antipodes Relating here, a fool’s errand Could one retire? From caring? I see no finish lines I’m out of breath and belief I’m running without shoes I’m jogging…

Dew You Like Me

I’m swimming In feelings Dancing in that rain of sensation The one where You feel something new For someone new It could be a mirage A spring shower that quickly passes But I kinda like it It’s a peaceful like thing this time The way thunder clouds comfort me From the chaos that happens on…

Mingling Hues of Red and Blue

I found a paint brush A tool to color some universes And with this wand in my terrestrial grip I brushed across a canvas And gave my tears pigment Have you ever looked at the reflection of trees on a lake, as rage on a placid surface? Have you ever viewed the creamy aquatic blue…