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Zanaku, grey wolf.

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Zanaku, grey wolf.

He walks at night,
It sleeps by day,
Basking in the moonlight,
Or so they say,
With the form of a wolf,
And the soul of a man,
With a tale that can move,
And a mind that can plan,
With a coat of gray hair,
And eyes always crying,
People seem to care,
People are always lying,
He howls at the moon,
So desolate and sad,
Good times go too soon,
As did all that he had,
Living in the woods,
So far from redemption,
Plagued by dark thoughts,
Too many to mention,
The gray wolf walks alone,
Carrying his past,
All that he called his own,
Found it hard to last,
Staring at the clouds,
And standing in their rain,
Find no relief from his constant pain,
Such a doleful look,
Calls on the heart to bleed,
Life gave and then it took,
All that he came to need,
So he rises to go,
Lonely, though no one cares,
As if they didn't know,
Lone wolves don't come in pairs.

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  1. Date: 9/20/2010 8:21:00 AM

    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. enjoyed reading your creative write ... check out the contest scene to enter and good luck with luv..

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 10:05:00 AM

    interesting and cool write, enjoyed this one...P.D.

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 8:11:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading your poem on these magnificent animals. God Bless Phyl

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 7:50:00 AM

    A nice pen picture you have drawn of the grey wolf, Adefemi

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 7:28:00 AM

    enjoyed your poetry this morning

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 7:02:00 AM

    Wandering in the wilderness, you wrote well of loneliness of being one. raskin