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The Rainmaker -Haiku-Dragon brings the sunThe Rainmaker -Haiku- by Dragonnerd445
A mist forms in his shadow
Rain is soon to come
A little Haiku that popped into my head about a dragon. I'll leave it up to you to decide what it means.
The Chinese winged dragon- Ying LungIn Chinese legend, some of the dragons will have wings when their are one thousand years old. We ususlly called them ying lung.The Chinese winged dragon- Ying Lung by Lena-Lucia-dragon
Some ancient books like (Shan Hai Classic [book on ancient Chinese geography] ) record the story of this kind of dragon.
They may live in the ancient China, however, as the time past, we very few to find them in the annals.
May be some of Chinese also don't know ying lung, because we nearly can't see Chinese dragons which have wings in China nowadays.
But if somebody love history or love dragons, ying lung is famous for help ancient people to against The great flood.(Maybe the legends of the great flood can be see in may countries...and have a lot of editions...LOL)
In that legend, ying lung could use his tail to gash the land, and make the huge river, so channeled the the great flood off .
In another legend, ying lung is a important general, which help the Huang Di (Yan Di and Huang Di, two legendary rulers of remote antiquity. Nowadays, most of the Chinese w
We are a group dedicated entirely to art surrounding the mythology of the Eastern Dragon. Eastern dragons are legendary creatures present in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese and Bhutanese mythologies. Unlike most of the legends that surround European dragons; which are
considered ferocious beasts, Chinese dragons traditionally symbolize power and good fortune, with the ability to control water, rainfall, hurricanes, and floods.
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