Posted in Freedom Poem, National Poetry Day 2017

Freedom Poem for National Poetry Day by Andrea Shavick

A DIFFERENT HUNGER

 

Powerful cougar, mountain cat

Leaping, sprinting, jumping

Eats any animal it can catch

Loves hunting

 

Fragile cougar, Big Cat House

Caged from January to December

Eats for an audience at 3 o’clock

But remembers

 

 

© Andrea Shavick

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Author:

Poet and owner of Lola the alert dog. Author of Animal Magic, poems and scientific facts about wildlife. I visit schools, libraries, literary festivals, and organise poetry events.

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