clay dragonsplink, plank, plop.More Like This
their clay scales r-u-s-t-l-e.
listentothemplease - stop!
they move, hurried, in a bustle.
heavy clay wings.
made with love and
take care now, really!
DO NOT upset them.
or they will cry tearsoffire.
give them a window
and they will bond to the Just.
Llan the UndyingLlan was ten when the dragon came to live in the great cave near the top of the mountain that lay just to the north of her village.More Like This
The dragon made all uneasy for awhile, as the people worried over their livestock and their children; but the months went by and the dragon, though it could be seen exiting the cave every evening and returning each morning, never showed any inclination towards raiding the village for its food. And so the villagers relaxed and returned to their work as usual, and for the most part put the dragon out of their minds except when wishing to impress the occasional traveler.
Llan, however, watched the dragon coming and going from its lair and thought it the most beautiful thing she had ever seen; and she longed to see it close by, for when she saw it from a distance in the half-light it was never more than a dark silhouette against the sky. She had no idea whether it was red, or blue, or black, male or female, young or old. She wondered whether it had a name, whe