#Haiku Happenings #8: Toni Spencer’s latest #quadrille #haibun for #dversepoets!
For dVerse Poets, a quadrille. The word for today Is “dragon”.
黒い竜 Kuroi ryū (black dragon)
“So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit or There and Back Again
He reminded me of a black dragon – lethal, beautiful. He moved with a suppleness that hypnotized me. But in the summer he returned to his mountain in a. Alone in his cave he smoldered.
deep summer night
in the darkness –
the first firefly awakens
Japanese dragons have four claws on each “hand”. their colors are significant. a black dragon is the ultimate in dangerous being and they also, possess a gentle wisdom.
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