Last week was a real challenge, I’ve never attempted a sonnet before. I’m not sure I got it right but enjoyed the complexity of the challenge. Thanks to everyone’s feedback, appreciated as always. If you want to read my sonnet about George the Dragon Slayer, click here
This week’s prompt for the 100 word challenge is I’m exhausted, shut the door behind you.
Hope you like it and please leave feedback.
It had taken him what seemed like forever, without the extra boost of fuel, an eternity it would have took this time. Year after year on this special night he had this duty bestowed upon him. Could he complain? Not a chance, the idea of so much joy and happiness being brought to so many was as big a motivator as ever in these difficult times. So, with his boots finally off, his task complete for another year, his devoted wife brought him his hot chocolate. She spun to leave him be and Saint Nick kindly requested “I’m exhausted, shut the door behind you”
The new prompt this for the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups is to do a sonnet. Now, I’ve never done one of these before, and not sure if I’ve done it correctly. Anyway, I hope you like my attempt on the theme of George and the Dragon, to celebrate St.George’s Day.
time to celebrate; Oh George the brave
slayin’ a dragon was the tail of fame
this deed, retold now, whilst in grave
yet this dragon t’was not to blame
a fair maiden had cast her spell
that bewitched poor George, to kill a dragon he must
her love he had, once the dragon had fell
slain by sword and burnt to dust
George had his treat and the maid he claimed
onwards on back of his steed they did ride
with whispers that followed of a dragon maimed
George he knew, his chest pumped with pride
forever in our tales and a topic to trend
not only a myth, but an English legend.
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