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Komodo Dragon

K illing its prey with bacteria stained saliva
O n queue, it is patient as the blood poisoning commences
M aking deadly moves out of the savannah grass
O verpowering even the largest of beast
D evastating team of dragons eviscerate a corpse in a few hours
O n Indonesia’s Island it reins 

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  1. Date: 4/16/2010 3:57:00 PM
    WOW ... what imagery lies in "eviscerate" ... smile ... they are magnificent beasts in all their gory ... smile ... wonderful acrostic !!

  1. Date: 4/7/2010 6:42:00 AM
    They are a blast from prehistoric times. Great Acrostic, Abe. Lainie

  1. Date: 4/6/2010 1:52:00 PM
    Excellent write!

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 11:35:00 PM
    A nice detailed write, different take than the rest, great work...Raul

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 7:27:00 PM
    Good to see a post from you Abe..maybe Ive just missed them. Great write..these darn things are scary...BG

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 6:45:00 PM
    They are indeed a scary and ferocious animal, Abe. cool write. -Robert

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 2:43:00 PM
    Grottesque acrostic indeed...great Abe..Charma:)

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 11:46:00 AM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today Abe. Please continue to write and share with us. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 11:24:00 AM
    i want one, even though they're very dangerous, guess i just have to stick with the lizards in my yard lol

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 10:49:00 AM
    These huge lizards really do look like dragons, Abe, and you've educated us with your poem. I didn't know it killed its victims with "bacteria-stained aliva" or how quickly they could consume a dead animal. Awesome acrostic! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 4/5/2010 10:48:00 AM
    sounds gross--gurassic (not spelled right) Komotos are all the rage lately. I would shoot first and ask questions later if I ever saw one coming at me.