Twittering Tales – Conquering the Dragon

Mashup of photos by pendleburyannette (dragon) & MichaelGaida (forest) at


It was a crazy initiation,

Fight the dragon, impress the nation,

but something sporadic, unplanned,

Happened that shocked the land.

They sent a novice, a raw beginner

But oddly, he returned the winner

He didn’t fight, attack or defend,

He talked to the Dragon and made him a friend.

[280 Characters]


This poem was written for Kat Myrman’s Twittering Tales Challenge, click on the link below to take part:

Twittering Tales #151 – 27 August 2019


I have also included the following word prompts:

FOWC with Fandango — Raw



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People are far too complicated to be able to describe in a few words so I am not even going to try.

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