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Choking Heart

The lion paws around
his cage of a life.

The old kingdom has ruined;
being stolen of a king
	He and his rock 
lay in the sun

across from a highway.

They tell him it's a new frontier.
A frontier with no plains 
no rush, no pride.

Spectators shuffle in,
to catch his roar.

He and his rock
lay motionless 

as the ticket buyers complain.

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  1. Date: 2/4/2013 11:11:00 AM
    A pity the lion doesn't roar and eat their meat and bones.How cruel and selfish us human can be.Powetful message.Welcome to ps

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 8:08:00 PM
    well that made me laugh a little at the end where they complain because he's still

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 5:32:00 PM
    I love this frank.. kinda the same way I feel every time I go to a zoo. Try to enjoy but guilt overshadows the fun ever time. Very touching

  1. Date: 1/31/2013 3:37:00 PM
    awesome write! so much unsaid but yet its all there.