Posted in Freedom Poem, National Poetry Day 2017

Freedom Poem for National Poetry Day by Andrea Shavick



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


Poet and owner of Lola the alert dog *** Animal Magic, Poems on a Disappearing World *** Reaching the Stars: Poems about Extraordinary Women and Girls *** The Same Inside: Poems about Empathy and Friendship *** Apes to Zebras: An A-Z of Shape Poems *** I visit schools, libraries, literary festivals, and organise poetry events. And write of course!

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