If God brought you to it,
He will get you through it.

07 September 2010

The Green Dragon's Quest

there was once a green little dragon
who lived in a faraway mystical jungle
his eyes were blue
and full of rue
he was alone
on his grandiose throne
and so one day he decided to roam
to seek the legendary gnome
but found instead a lonely blossom

"why are you sad?"
the green dragon asked
"because i am ugly... 
i look like no other and i don't feel cozy," 
the blossom replied
"but that is exactly why you are a beauty,"
the green dragon cried
"there's no one here like you
you are unique
so don't be blue"

she looked around and said,
"yesssss... i am me
and i am pretty!"
  the blossom started to sway
to the wind's gentle play
and the green dragon went on his way
back at his throne
he laid prone
with a big smile and not a groan

© Bing (PinkLady) 2010

If we can bring poetry back into the lives of our children,
we can transform our world.
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signed...bkm September 7, 2010 at 11:25 AM  

what a darling tale of fantasy...I can tell you really had fun writing this one and that is what makes this so much fun...I just love this little dragon and you did him well with your happy tale....blessings Lady....bkm

Anonymous September 7, 2010 at 11:54 AM  

Upbeat, light and ooo soo true. Everyone is unique in there own way and it doesn't matter what you look like on the outside. Beautify comes from deep within the soul and your heart. That makes the person and the whole :) Well done my friend :)

Weezer September 7, 2010 at 1:15 PM  

What a wonderful piece, Bing. You fascinate me with all your different talents. Thanks for sharing.

Bing (PinkLady) September 7, 2010 at 2:08 PM  

hi bkm... when i first saw our prompt, i panicked. i didn't know how to go about it. then i asked my youngest daughter Jamie to help me out. she looked at the picture and asked: "why is he sad, mommy?" sad? i didn't even notice that. lol! so i promised her i will make our little dragon happy.

i'm glad that you like it. thanks for hosting monday's child. =)

Bing (PinkLady) September 7, 2010 at 2:42 PM  

thom, very well said... real beauty comes from within.

thanks for your kind words. glad that you enjoyed this one. :)

Bing (PinkLady) September 7, 2010 at 2:58 PM  

weezer, i enjoyed doing this dragon poem. thanks for appreciating it. =)

Sandee September 7, 2010 at 11:29 PM  

He went for sad to happy because of a flower. I like it very much. Many of us have smiled over beautiful flowers. It just fits.

Have a terrific day Bing. Big hug. :)

Anonymous September 8, 2010 at 1:26 AM  

aawwww... Bing... that was such a cute lil tale :)
sooooo sweeettt... :D
keep writing more dear :D

Bing (PinkLady) September 8, 2010 at 6:18 AM  

yes sandee, those who stop to smell the flowers are the happiest of us all. =)

Bing (PinkLady) September 8, 2010 at 6:18 AM  

megzone, that is a sweet comment from you. thanks for the encouragement. :)

Jingle September 9, 2010 at 10:13 PM  

lovely poem,
your imagination is valid and cute!

Bing (PinkLady) September 10, 2010 at 9:41 PM  

thanks jingle. i'm glad that you like it. =)

Robert Lloyd September 11, 2010 at 2:53 AM  

Bing you tell a wonderful tale here with your poem. It brought a smile to my face reading it. Thank you for sharing.

Being happy doesn't mean everything's perfect. It means you decide to see beyond the imperfections.

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