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David Harris

Rookie - 910 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

A Sleeping Dragon


A sleeping dragon lay
on the banks of Llandudno Bay.
A sleeping guardian
who opens an eye
with the first rays of dawn
when his teeth can be seen
before resting back again.


He keeps a watchful eye
on the town and bay below.
A guardian of peace
and harmony in North Wales,
a sleeping dragon
better know as the large orme.


13 August 2012

Submitted: Monday, August 20, 2012
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  • Rookie Knight Fizzstorm (8/23/2012 10:18:00 PM)

    Did not the vikings consider the great orme a sea serpent.
    Dragons are more inspiring, and difficult to slay. Commendable poem, sir. (Report) Reply

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