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The End of the Hunt

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From a set of poems about wolves inspired by Clarissa Pinkola Estes "Women Who Run With the Wolves

She came upon the forest just as darkness begins to traverse the canopy of leaves. Tired, worn, lacking the vigor of the morning. She hesitates, And judges her condition as to its soundness. Her nose is clogged with the scent of the hunt. Her ears plugged With the sounds of the day. She seeks safety among the tree roots, susceptible to danger as she settles to refresh. The strong, overpowering deadliness of her morning fades as the vigor of the daily hunt runs its course, leaving her vulnerable and exposed.

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Date: 2/11/2020 2:21:00 PM
- A great poetic poem, Alison :) - // Anne-Lise :)
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Alison Hodges
Date: 2/11/2020 3:05:00 PM
thanks! I just wrote it this morning, so it is in my sit and simmer pile to review and revise as needed in a week or two.