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Sleeping, a Dreamer

Published by Sami Salkosuo at Smashwords

Copyright 2017 Sami Salkosuo

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The Dragon... waking

Stirring and waiting to rise

To bring doom and death

The Dragon... is known

By forgotten descendant

Who sees waking signs

The Dragon... ascends

From sleep to bring doom and death

To all but the One

The Dragon... reaps death

Descendant of the Hero

Arises with sword

The Dragon... recalls

The Hero and the bright sword

The cursed wounding blade

The Dragon... thunders

To face the Hero and blade

To bring doom and death

The Dragon... descends

To the Hero, the bright sword

Blinded by a truth

The Dragon... stumbles

Consumed by rage, the Hero

Conveys doom and death

The Dragon... lies still

Doomed and dead by the bright sword 

The blessed wounding blade

The Dragon... now sleeps

Dreaming to bring doom and death

To all but the One


The Orc… a lone one

Finding way through dread mountain

Bearing pain of stones

The Orc… curses life

Of all living in the light

Under the bright sun

The Orc… finds solace

In his own life created

To only destroy

The Orc… feeling pain

Freezing wind of dread mountain

Cuts through skin and bone

The Orc… treads onward

Messenger of unwelcome

Tidings of the war

The Orc… is eager

Waiting for the coming war

Shroud to fall to world

The Orc... finds the way

Passage deep through dread mountain

Off the freezing wind

The Orc… feels welcome

In the dark of the mountain

Old home of his kin

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