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Author Name: Freeredsea_greysky 7 Comments
Date Added: August 10, 2005 14:08:40 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Sidetracked

So there I was at the face of the cave,

Wondering how I was so brave.

I had passed through perils and was not dead.

I was ready to meet the dragon, head to head;

When a butterfly passed in front of my face

And took my concentration away from that place.

It's three pairs of legs kicked in the air,

While it fluttered around without a care.

It had elliptical wings of three great hues;

A shade of yellow and two of blue.

A set of saffron dots stared at me like eyes.

They were more radiant than any sunrise.

They caught the edge of a piercing sun ray,

And sprakled more brilliantly than this wondrous day.

Oh yeah, some time after my attention had ceased,

I found the dragon and slayed the beast.

Author's Notes:
Sometimes attention to detail distracts one from the bigger picture.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeLinear Z on April 9, 2006 05:19:21 PM Report
LOL very cool :-) Butterflies, shiny things, breasts, there are so many things that distract from little things like dragons. Oh, and great poem, works perfectly.
Comment By: FreeJo on October 19, 2005 10:04:35 PM Report
Hmm... I like this. Its very different.. quite creative. I was expecting the dragon to attack while the guy was sidetracted actually. Either way, this is interesting... quite thought-provoking actually. Very nice. -Jo
Comment By: FreeChuck on August 23, 2005 04:11:04 PM Report
A very bright reality check... and everything is always true and it's opposite… so with that in mind... sometimes a distraction can bring greater attention to detail...
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on August 15, 2005 02:56:34 AM Report
Sometimes, in our day to day dragon slaying, it's a good thing to stop and smell the butterflies..:O)...len
Comment By: FreeDarkness Rides This Night on August 11, 2005 10:10:57 AM Report
The trick I think is realizing the distraction often gives you the carity to see the bigger picture in a new way that can help you in many ways..! Nicely done my friend..! I like this one..! I think I'll be thinking about it for awhile..!
Comment By: AdminRichardM on August 10, 2005 05:24:57 PM Report
Bravo, Jimi!
I loved the flow and the tempo!
Just really excellent!
Rich
Comment By: FreeLost In Translation on August 10, 2005 03:03:33 PM Report
Nice write.




 


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