Flash Poet

All Rights Reserved ©

Jabberwocky ~ Rewording Spin



It was in between twilight and pitch black, and the slimey short reptile

Did whirl and move nimbly in the hillside

All unhappy were the parrots

And the lost green pigs bellowed, sneezed and whistled

“Beware the dragon my son!

The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!

Beware the transforming bird and shun!

The furious, fuming wild fish!”

He took his deadly sword in hand;

Long time the fearsome foe he sought-

So rested he by the tomato tree,

And stood awhile in thought

And, as in dynamic thought he stood,

The dragon with eyes of flame,

Came directly through the tangled wood,

And whistled as it came!

One, two! One, two! Through and through

The deadly blade went Cling-Clang!

He left it dead, and with it’s head

He went clumsily back.

“And have you slain the dragon?

Come to my arms my optimistic boy!

Oh fantastic day! Horrah! Hooray!”

He chuckle-snorted in his joy.

It was in between twilight and pitch black, and the slimey short reptile

Did whirl and move nimbly in the hillside

All unhappy were the parrots

And the lost green pigs bellowed, sneezed and whistled

Continue Reading Next Chapter

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.