Playing King

For the king who plays alone
Slaying dragons everyday
With a tree branch for a sword-
Escaping boiling oil poured-
I beg you, my lord,
May I play?

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5 thoughts on “Playing King

  1. Love the branch for a sword. I recently had some boys in an art camp and every piece of cardboard got turned into a sword.

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