Dom Conlon's Stories and Poetry

Chess

This chess poem uses the same number of words as there are pieces on a board. You may also notice something about the first letter of each word on the first line. Rule Kindly...

Wolf Eyes by Dom Conlon illustrated by Carl Pugh

Wolf Eyes – a Bronze Age adventure

The girl’s wolf was gone. Beneath a dark and angry sky the girl looked for the wolf but nobody in the village had seen him.     The girl looked in her big, round...

What Are Pease? by Dom Conlon

What Are Peas?

A tutorial in using kennings for your poetry.

The Salmon by Dom Conlon

The Salmon

The salmon in the river
showed a liking to be tickled…

Solstice Poem by Dom Conlon

Solstice

today:
more light than night

The Fire Dragon by Dom Conlon illustrated by Jools Wilson

The Fire Dragon

Walter and Bernie were twin dragons.They were alike in every way except one…