100 Word Wednesday: Week 137

Bikurgurl has given us another image by Cyranny to work with this week.

In my dreams, I fly with dragons,
Swooping low, the tyrants flee
Engulfed in flames and terror,
Not so, in my reality.
Every day, the bullies torture,
Hitting below the belt and then
Finding new ways to hurt and shatter
The pieces I’d put together again.
Slow and sure, thick skinned and armoured,
I ride my steed, let them bring it on!
Retract into my shell and patiently
Wait until the enemies have gone.
In my dreams, I fly with dragons,
Strong and true, high in the air,
Water is my cooling spirit,
Turned to rock with my freezing stare.

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About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! Due to a nightmare of a house sale in 2014, 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat until April 2017. We made strong friendships both on and off the water, and enjoyed swan and duck families for neighbours. Sadly times change and we now reside in a small bungalow a short distance from the beach on the Lincolnshire coast.
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15 Responses to 100 Word Wednesday: Week 137

  1. kiabooks says:

    Very poetic, almost spoke word free verse. Very good. Thank you for writing it

  2. bikurgurl says:

    Such a melodic poem of freedom from the inanity of bullying ❤ Thank you for joining us weekly, my friend ❤

  3. Beautifully written and really pulls the reader in…made me feel that I, too, can fly with dragons in my dreams!

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