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


Award-Wining Children's Poet, Author, Wildlife and Climate enthusiast, NPD Ambassador, blogger and owner of Lola the retired alert dog and Paddy the alert dog in training. Books include CLiPPA shortlisted Being Me, Poems about Thoughts, Worries and Feelings, Editor of Shaping the World, Author of Be the Change, Apes to Zebras, The Same Inside, Reaching the Stars and Animal Magic. I visit schools, libraries, literary festivals via Zoom and give lessons on writing poetry for children. @Lizpoet

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