the hero in a children's fairy story, who saves
Flimptieland from the evil Zurtledurks with
the aid of the good fairy Tumshee, the love of his life.
A Flimptie is a fearless
dragons slay and treasures bring.
fleet of foot
and soft of heart
And from him Tumshees never part
Is he real, or just a dream?
flesh and bone so it would seem.
Or does he dwell in a secret place
Where no one ever sees