Dragon by Christine Haggerty

Joshua Robertson

[I would like to thank Christine Haggerty for providing a guest post for my blog this week. She has offered up one of her poems to present on my website. Please go to her siteand thank her and check out her other writings! ~Joshua]

Dragon

Will you love me as I am,
with my fire
and my tail slashing
across your heart?
Or will you pet me slowly
and, while I sleep on my bed of gold
in my soul’s cave,
smooth my scales
and calm my flying soul
until I forget that I have wings,
and I need you to show me
the clouds,
the sun,
the sea?
– – – – –
– – – – –
Christine Haggerty
November 4, 2003

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