Epic Fantasy

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Epic Fantasy

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Press start and from the first big drum sound count 4 Mississippi in a normal pace before you start reading (At around 0:19). The blue letters should fall together with a drum sound. (I hope). Sound needs to be on.


As the myth
has been written
in ancient scriptures
buried in the lands

a long time ago.

Hallows eve
its coming
once every
thousand years

when moon is crimson

Hell the womb
of a danger beast
Ready to give birth

the world trembles
in agony

Hallows eve
day of the dead
monsters, dragons
roam gloriously
free among

–==<@>==–

Distant church bells
ringing
carried across
oceans and lakes
on whistling winds

an ominous
storm is brewing
drawing in closer
tearing the skies

–==<@>==–

Rumbling earth

cracking crust
opening up
for its arrival
emerging from
flaming sea

Rising up

from the fires
taking its form
roar of mountains
erupting
crumbling at the feet
of this creature

Wings unfolding

blocking the sun
ashes falling
colouring
the lot
in shiny grey

Cries of hunger

under
thundering sky
cloaked in dust
its flapping wing
taking flight

for blood

–==<@>==–

In silence soaring
through the grey
precipitation
bearings by senses

eyes look down
slithering snake
mirrored river
its path

trailing mist

presence hidden
nearing pray
death is cometh
the end of day

a new era is born
forsaken god
devil’s child
on the prowl

–==<@>==–

Barrage of thunder
mask its howl
tempest came
to the old town

Church bell chime
feed despair
brink of demise
shutters close

city centre
makeshift graves
of the fallen
monstrosities
rotting and moaning

bolt of lightning
shooting star
exploding square
from clouds he came

Scales blackened
ferocious snarl

–==<@>==–

Glowing amber
hazardous glare
silent cries
for lifeless horror
Prophecy for seen

Bells toll
for last battle
brass blowing
the army ready
downhill
with swords drawn
final battle
upholding peace
the fight begins

–==<@>==–

Flesh shredded
from broken bones
men struggle
whipping tail
crushing teeth

Savages released
ravaging
to protect
still living
Glory honour
in afterlife

Spears straight
arrows glide
heart untouched
in gleaming shell
victory ahead

Century gone
the heart a seed
beating still
in earth’s womb
the myth rewritten

Just listen.


Congratulations to this week’s final community favorite, Ranting Crow. You can find the original piece on his blog, here.

Be sure to check in Monday for the newest prompt.

Photo Credit: roger5443 on deviantart / Design Credit: Laura A. Lord
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