Glimmering scales reflecting their fear,
sweat drips down their blood-soaked armor.
Savages lunge with shield and spear,
to the mistress of calamity the dragon was quite the charmer.
From kingdoms galore the frightened knights assemble,
their wavering soldiers fall to a fiery stream.
A radiant roar that makes the very skies tremble,
futile sacrifices for an uncaring queen.
Mothers stripped of their darling children,
dying for a hopeless cause.
A valley of corpses the dragon was building,
forced into a brutal war of unjust laws.
The queen's plot to erase those that died for her,
a hurricane of death without confer.
Vermillion flames that beckon a great calamity,
a storm of fire to punish humanity.
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Nocturnal Lullabies (#Wattys2018 Winner)Poetry
Even within the deepest and most hideous depths of darkness, we may find a glimmer of beauty. Gothic, gloomy and macabre poetry. Featuring works inspired by phantoms, occultism, vampires, cursed maidens, tragic monsters and other haunting themes sur...