INSTINCTS #26: ‘Torrid Turnabout’ by John H. Dromey

Please enjoy this month’s INSTINCTS poem, ‘Torrid Turnabout’ by regular contributor, John H. Dromey!

         Torrid Turnabout

        John H. Dromey

Slay a ryu or go

Out in a blaze of glory

Goku’s plan backfired

He turned tail and ran

The dragon’s breath scorched the seat

Of Goku’s trousers


John H. Dromey was born in northeast Missouri, USA. He enjoys reading—mysteries in particular—and writing in a variety of genres. His short fiction has appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine, Mystery Weekly Magazine, Stupefying Stories ShowcaseThriller Magazine, Unfit Magazine, and elsewhere.

For a full list of John’s work with Insignia Stories, visit his Author Page here.

Read John’s drabble ‘To Catch a Cryptid’ from our Mythical Creatures of Asia series here.

Featured Photo by zoo_monkey on Unsplash

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