Tiered Haiku

5-7-5
Sly snouts and rough scales
littered the austere crags with
fire and bone fragments

3-5-3
Their journey
hinged upon the truth
of their breed

2-3-2
Loyal
to the wise
Ase

1-2-1
The
ancient
one

© Christopher Rupley 2015

(I seem to have some affinity for Norse culture, and dragon lore, so this has become a rather fun exercise to try and create a framework for a story inside of 39 syllables. I am eager to see where this might lead).

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