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Roar of the cats

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Roar of the cats

 In distant jungles in the dead of night
Lions and hyenas are apt to  fight
Often fighting  over  common food source
Outnumbered lions suffer nasty bites

They  will often times  fight from sun to sun
but the battle is never really won
It's a constant war between the two
Death  come to those who aren't top gun

As a lioness sounds a distress call
 Hyenas circle her,  twenty in all
This conflict may result in her demise
Deafening roars rattles trees as leaves fall

Two huge lions  come to settle the score
The battles rages with lots of blood and gore
Hyenas run away to lick their wounds
The jungle echoes as the  victors  roar


contest: Night  Dark Black Happy Sad
contest by: Craig Cornish

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  1. Date: 9/25/2012 8:12:00 AM
    Wonderful! great take on the subject of night. This was a very good write. Thanks for the congrats.

  1. Date: 9/22/2012 6:37:00 PM
    Boy, am I glad I am home tonight. Best to read about this than to live it.

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 9:20:00 PM
    I see you have figured out the rubaiyat, and VERY nicely. Good luck in the contest, Joseph.

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 9/22/2012 5:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Andrea....I just went with the example..
  1. Date: 9/21/2012 9:16:00 PM
    And thanks for the soup mail....BG

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 9/22/2012 5:01:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You are welcome Barbara
  1. Date: 9/21/2012 4:18:00 PM
    I saw this battle on Animal Kingdom on TV..well done...BG

    May Avatar Joseph May
    Date: 9/22/2012 5:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thank you Barbara