Poem: Septolet – “Dragon’s Fire.”


The Septolet is a poem consisting of seven lines containing fourteen words with a break in between the two parts. Both parts deal with the same thought and create a picture.

Please see Shadow Poetry for more information on this form.

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Engaging demon,

Caught dreaming, 

Roars.

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Rapid movement,

Teeth snapping, 

Crash.

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Couldn’t perceive,

Dragon’s burning,

Embers.

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Comatose seeming,

Monster gleaming 

Terror.

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4 thoughts on “Poem: Septolet – “Dragon’s Fire.””

  1. Do we ever catch a dragon unawares? And despite the dragon’s size, it’s fast. And, well, deadly, too. Engrossing depiction of this encounter. Makes me wonder if the poems ends where the speaker, you know, ends.

    Engaging, intertwining use of rhyme with consonants and vowel sounds (interplayed). Thank you!

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