Belching Dragon

Wild fire roars through the hillside
Lick of flames releasing crumbling embers skyward like a belching dragon
With cinders on the fly furthering its cause

wild fire smoulders
flames refuse to be subduded –
nature’s wildest child

stoked by whipping winds fury
on insatible rampage

Pat R

1/13/20

For

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge
 https://ronovanwrites.com/

& for dVerse Poets pub where the prompt word is, “Roar” for quadrille monday

 

15 responses to “Belching Dragon

  1. Your quadrille is so vivid, Pat, I can feel the heat, even in my freezing study! The lines that strike me are:
    ‘Lick of flames releasing crumbling embers skyward like a belching dragon
    A thing of beauty at the oddest time’,
    which is true – humans are attracted to beauty in the midst of danger and tragedy.

    Like

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