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Updated on June 13, 2011
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Spotted you were~

But they said you were not there~

To the area extinct~

Leaving your cave bare.

People swore they seen you~

But they said you were wiped out~

Vanished from this spot~

Your continuation was a doubt.

Your coat of pewter was seen on the run~

But they said your kin all died out~

Destroyed and we all to blame~

Their denial they did spout!

They’re story stayed the same!

Heard your cries were~

But they denied your existence~

Doubting your survival~

They official showed much resistance!

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However now came the time~

With an unfortunate proof ending~

You are certainly here~

With your way of life pending.

Oh you beautiful creature~

If your being can stay~

Hopefully we will treat you different~

Co-existing to enjoy your way.

Come live amongst us again~

If we promise not to hurt you~

Come climb the mountains~

Once again~

Let what is left of the land lift you!

Let us hear your nightly calls once more~

Let us glimpse your muscular body safe from you~

Let us pray your species has been in this domain renewed!


Lisa J. Warner


Lisa Luv

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Mr. Happy Thank You Kindly....

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      Mr. Happy 6 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      Well, you raised the hair on my arms with this poem, Mrs. Lisa. I love it; awesome! Thank you for writing it.

      May Wakan Tanka wak with You.

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Hyphenbird & BkCreative Thank You both for visting, and leaving such wonderful comments...Blessings

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      BkCreative 6 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      At one time I used to say how sad when an animal became endangered but no - now I say how savage. How savage to destroy an animal after we have destroyed the habitat and then have the nerve to say they are a scary nuisance - all they want is food, clear air and a place to live safely. Something I want.

      We forget that we are meant to share the earth with the other animals not destroy everything we touch. There is no excuse for this savagery.

      Thanks for a loving reminder.

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      Brenda Barnes 6 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      These cats are so beautiful and very endangered. We humans have taken their territories away. Thanks for this tribute to them.

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Fiddleman & Peggy W ---thank You so much for stopping by!

      And Fiddleman I also have heard them also called Pumas if that is how you spell it? I am not sure...Blessings to all...Hopefully we can live in harmony with our great cats...

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      Peggy Woods 6 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Once when hiking in Yosemite National Park, my girlfriend and I caught a glympse of one. They are such majestic looking cats. Hopefully they can live and their species prosper amongst we humans who keep infringing upon their natural territories.

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      Fiddleman 6 years ago

      Great hub, a big cat has recently been spotted near where I live, most likely a Mountain Lion or as the old timers called them Panters.

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      Lisa J Warner AKA Lisa Luv 6 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      Thank You Scarface1300 I am so glad you visted and got the message I was trying to portray....Blessings...

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      Scarface1300 6 years ago

      Man it seems is almost the singular reason for the extinction of wildlife. If as you say we could co-exist with other species my what a wonderful world this would be. Lovely poem very pugnent in todays world. Well done.