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Ever Watchful

To the casual observer, even to herself sometimes,
She appears calm and collected.
But inside, the She-wolf stands on high alert,
Ever watchful, in a fierce state of attention.  

Her eyes intensely attuned to the subtlest movements
In the world around her.
Her ears pricked up, listening
For the slightest sign of possible danger.

Her keen nose sniffing out any scent of mal odor, 
portending threats to her well being.
Every muscle and fiber of her being ready 
To move swiftly at a moments notice.

Don’t let her seemingly serene demeanor fool you.
She is ferocious and poised to pounce, in an instant.
She will attack and bite your head off, before you even know what hit you,
Just to protect herself and the young one inside.

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  1. Date: 2/15/2010 10:08:00 AM
    this is good, i like to think that i am that wolf woman, strong and attentive, i loved the way you described the "fierce state of attention" this woman sounds pretty cool =)jo

  1. Date: 7/27/2009 5:52:00 AM
    good write, welcome and thanks for your comments

  1. Date: 7/19/2009 12:48:00 PM
    Thanks Krista, for thoughtful comment, on my poetry. You're a beautiful persona inside, even though, you say " she wolf outside" Lol, Love Moses!

  1. Date: 7/18/2009 6:15:00 PM
    I could see the wolf. Ha!, God bless Moses!

  1. Date: 7/9/2009 11:21:00 AM
    She has to do what is only nature to her and that is to protect Krista. Excellent. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 6/14/2009 3:22:00 PM
    great discription I could see her standing waiting....for that one discretion that one wrong move. thanks for sharing. instincts are a great thing

  1. Date: 6/14/2009 2:59:00 PM
    Great write Krista>>James