GW2: Love/Hate Song for a Dragon (NBI Poetry Slam)

Tequatl and I have a very complex relationship going on...

teq-splode

Shall I compare thee to a sunless day?
Tequatl, the Undying, Zhaitan’s knight
the scourge of countless nations, Sparkfly’s blight
Thy bulk shrouds sky amidst desolate bay
by turret and megalaser array
we bide our time and wait for thee, packed tight
Dull hours pass, the throng endures despite
Hark! There’s something in the water, they say!

teq-waiting

Players rouse themselves and charge, Teq stuns thrice
stumbles, goes down, the hordes do rush the chest
Hopeful, for good things come to those who wait
Mass disappointment reigns, still nothing nice
Just greens and blues, as most folks can attest
Each time, the more my love doth turn to hate

shatteredspikes

Shall I compare thee to a starless night?
Oh Taco, Destroyer of Dreams betrayed
Thy cool cruel Majesty, oft delayed
‘Gainst the Shattered dragon, crystalline blight
No wait, but neither any hard fought fight
I stabbed a claw, and snoozed, no health decayed
Too soon it died, and still the loot dismayed…
A quaggan wakes me from my fancy flight

teq-poison

The surge of embers roar into my ear
Lava fonts bloom, the zerg assails his flank
I think of how one charr can turn the tides
amidst thy poison cloud caress, no fear!
No turret falls – I guard, protect and tank
In strife, the more my love for you abides

teq-chest

This one goes out to all those who have ever waited for Tequila.

(And Syl too, of course. Because we would never do these without a starting kick in the pants. Join the NBI poetry slam today!)

teq-bones

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5 thoughts on “GW2: Love/Hate Song for a Dragon (NBI Poetry Slam)

  1. […] seems like Jeromai, I’ve been playing Tequatl, and yes, I agree, that the chest on the beach is filled with […]

  2. […] As an example, we’ll be taking the sonnet challenge that Syl gave me for the poetry slam. […]

  3. Oh Taco…? haha
    why am I not surprised that you totally nailed this challenge – this is a most formidable and enjoyable read. 🙂 impressive! I clearly should’ve thought of something harder for you! 😉

  4. gamerladyp says:

    Awesome! One of my favorite sonnets geekified.

  5. […] GW2: Love/Hate Song for a Dragon by Jeromai […]

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