[Poetry] The Lion

The lion prowled, padded paws whispering on the grass
His mane soft, his claws glinting
No one messes with the king.

The lion kept guard, watching over his domain
From the fields to the edge of the cliffs
He had control over everything.

The lion was proud, always protecting his pride
Always demanding reverence
My heart was nothing more than his plaything.

© Jade M. Wong 2016


Day 11 of NaPoWriMo. Prompt: Write a poem in which you closely describe a person or place, and then end with a much more abstract line that doesn’t seemingly have anything to do with that object or place, but which, of course, really does.

*squints at poem* I think I interpreted the prompt correctly? 

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22 thoughts on “[Poetry] The Lion

  1. No one messes with the king. To him, we are merely pawns. Another clever piece, Jade! Wow! And that last line, though not seemingly have anything to do in the wild, fits perfectly in the picture. All hail, Jade! 😉 ❤

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    1. It seems WordPress placed your comment in Spam and I hadn’t noticed until now, I’m so sorry!

      Thank you for your read and comment 🙂 and Welcome to the blog-o-sphere! I’m so flattered that I was able to add some inspiration for your next article. I’ll check you out asap!

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