My Dragon, Frozen In Time

Today my dragon poem was intirely inspired by a photo from Derrick Knight’s fabulous site.. With Derrick’s kind permission, his frozen dragon photo is featured above. You may visit his corresponding post via clicking on this link >> https://derrickjknight.com/2021/01/08/twilight-haze/


My Dragon, Frozen In Time



My Dragon has been treated harshly

For his mischievous nine crimes

He was cruelly chained in poison ivy

And mystically frozen in time

I am allowed to ship him back home

Encased in a huge wooden box

In a straw-lined crate he looked like a giant gnome

We set sail around Cape Horn towards the land of shamrocks

I am hoping a return to his homeland

Might snap my Dragon out of his ice-age state

There atop the cliffs of the Isle of Aran

With the roaring Atlantic winds to thaw his scaly breastplate




Ivor Steven (c) January 2021

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

53 thoughts on “My Dragon, Frozen In Time”

    1. “My Dragon” has been a loyal beast of mine for many years, and we have seen off unjust persecutions before… but with the help of his Den’s Irish Faeries, I am sure he will be able thaw out, and maybe you’ll see us flying over the Slovankian mountians soon..๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒ

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  1. What a fitting tribute to your dragon! What adventures you two have had…and oh, the adventures in your future! ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐ŸŒŽ ๐Ÿ‰ ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐ŸŒ ๐Ÿ€
    Derrick’s photo is wonderful!!! I love the sculpture-friends they have in their garden! ๐Ÿ™‚
    HUGS!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Derrick is so kind, he always allows me to use a photo that inspires me… Yes me and’My Dragon’ have had many great adventures over the years…. and I’m sure there will be many more… ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’š๐ŸŒ

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    1. Really he’s a friendly big fella, but he tends to fire up at the sight lying politicians, so he’s been very fiery lately, and was wrongly persecuted for iginiting the rioting crowd. ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ€๐Ÿ’š

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