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Poems and Short Quips - 15. Slaying Dragons

Soundly, boy, you sleep

Wrapped in distant dreams

Fair face masking demons

Which seek to plot and scheme

 

Brittle shards of memories

Lay harsh upon your back

Pressing into open wounds

Attempting to attack

 

I watch you sleep there peaceful

Fair face betraying pain

Would that I could slay dragons

And make you whole again

Thanks for reading.

Copyright © 2017 MacGreg; All Rights Reserved.
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Wonderful Mac! I can feel the caring and the urge to protect. Spoken from the heart. I understand it all to well.

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8 hours ago, Mikiesboy said:

This is quite lovely. Full of love, and speaks volumes as to the of the type of man you are.

Thanks, tim.

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8 hours ago, BlindAmbition said:

Wow! Raw, beautiful, and incredibly caring. This choked me up Sir!

Thanks, jp. Didn't mean to choke you with it, lol.

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8 hours ago, Lyssa said:

Wonderful Mac! I can feel the caring and the urge to protect. Spoken from the heart. I understand it all to well.

Thank you, A. It is spoken from the heart - and I know you know it well.

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7 hours ago, mollyhousemouse said:

This is very powerful!

And the image it conjours up is sad and soft and strong.

It really spoke to me and I thank you for sharing it.

Thank you, molly. I'm glad it touched you.

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4 hours ago, MichaelS36 said:

Ah ..... I understand the feeling here all too well. Wonderful Mac 

I know you do, Mike. Thank you.

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3 hours ago, Parker Owens said:

I love the gentle rhythm which belies the violence done to your beloved. A hauntingly beautiful poem. 

Thank you, Parker.

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3 hours ago, Reader1810 said:

To love and cherish someone so much that you'd slay their dragons if you could? I'm just stunned - happily so - by the declaration of a protective love that bears no qualifications or conditions expressed in these words. 

 

:heart: this

Thank you, Reader.

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2 hours ago, AC Benus said:

This poem creates a very intimate relationship between poet and reader. That's a mirror I suppose of the relationship between poet and sleeping subject....

 

Well done

Yes, there is a reflection there. Thank you very much, AC.

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1 hour ago, Defiance19 said:

This is an awe-inspiring piece Mac. Intensely protective, yet soothing and trusting. We should all know the love and care offered in your words..

 

Awe-inspiring? Thanks, Def. Just writing from the heart.

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lately i've been doing a lot of re-reading

this one still speaks to me, loudly, and just as clearly as when it was first published

the image is still so clear to me

thank you again, Sir, for sharing these with us

 

 

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16 hours ago, mollyhousemouse said:

lately i've been doing a lot of re-reading

this one still speaks to me, loudly, and just as clearly as when it was first published

the image is still so clear to me

thank you again, Sir, for sharing these with us

 

Thank you for revisiting and sharing your thoughts again, molly. The fact that it still speaks so loudly to you lets me know the subject matter is universal. For me, it's just as true and strong now as it was when I wrote it. I remember you telling me about the imagery it evoked... Thanks again, my girl. 

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On 7/28/2017 at 6:25 PM, mad_artist said:

You have a huge heart Sir and a protective nature which makes you very special to this boy. xo

The sentiment goes both ways, sean. I'm late in responding to your comment, but the sentiment in this poem remains strong. Lean on me, boy, we'll slay the dragons together.

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