Conquest

Image credit:- Evan Clark@ Unsplash

Everlasting flames,

Shine beyond those misty mountains,

Boon never before granted,

It guarantees to bequeath,

To those daring to conquer,

Demonic vice of greed.

Path would seem clear,

To the one devoid of greed,

Else,

Dance of mist,

Would engulf them whole.

He says,

“Conquering greed, I’ve come to meet thee”,

Innocence of mist lets him in,

Shielding greed through his exuberant demeanour,

He tries to bottle everlasting flame,

She swallows him whole,

If not greed, what brings you here?

Everlasting flame cherishes,

Greed perishes.

85 words.

Acknowledgements :- A combo of three prompts. Thank you Eugenia for running Eugi’s Weekly Prompt Challenge. The word to be used is everlasting. Thank you Sammi Cox for running Weekend Writing Prompt Challenge. The word to be used is bequeath and word count is 85 words. Thank you Sadje for running What do you see challenge. The challenge is to use above photo as an inspiration. Thank you all for stopping by and reading.

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