Tales of the Tuatha – chapter 21 of the keep it sweet and short tales
The Dream of the Dragon’s eye
Niamh finally reached the dark island. A moonbeam hit the rocky shore and ignited a small stone into a glowing star. She instantly recognized it as the dragon’s eye, thieved by the clever Raven. When she picked it up, the moon and stars fled. This dream was powerful!
Overcome with weariness she sat on a mound of wind-eyed daisies and watched Aine’s red sunrise. A stream spilled into the cove in soft satin billows and a fierce eyed heron hunted the marsh. The roaring whispers of trees grew louder. What were they saying?
Suddenly someone was running along the embankment
The Mist Covered Mountains of Home- the Rankin Family– oh chi chi mi na morbheana “Hail to the mountains, hail to the green grassy hills and the forests….”
Background: The song is the Gaelic Oh chi chi mi na morbheana sung by the Rankin Family of Nova Scotia.