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My Nightly Hunt
On the Prowl
On the Hunt
Don't even move a single inch!
Just wait....and wait....and wait a little more.
Like a lionness hiding in the Sahara brush looking for her next meal,
I crouch down & look for the right man to pass by.
An elephant slowly stomps on by....too strong and definitely too big.
A giraffee grazes on some trees not far away....too tall and too fast.
Then a hyena strolls right upon my brush and catches my eye...way too f*$%n dangerous!
All of a sudden, I smell something sweet and innocent in the distance.
It's a young male zebra that has separated from its pack.
What a meal he would make....
I crouch down even lower to hide my scent from the desert winds,
But it is too late....
The young male has caught my scent,
And he begins to run!
I just smile....
This is the fun part.
I run too.
Ahh, the hunt begins!
You Should Run Now
I can feel it coming like an animal senses a tornado.
I've tried for years to tame this inner beast.
I was so sure I had it all under control.
I was wrong. Dead wrong.
My chest pounds with anxiety!
My head thumps with out-of-control thoughts!
The beast is coming...
I don't know when,
But I can feel it...she IS coming!
So this is when you should run,
Lock your doors!
'Cause she is me,
And I'm out for blood!
I don't dare move.
I don't dare breathe.
I know he's there.
I can't see him,
But I can smell him.
I begin to feel all my senses panic!
The pupils of my eyes are enlarged now...
I need to try to see him....
I can smell the rest of the pack fast approaching!
My heart is pounding faster and faster...
I will need to decide whether to fight or run soon....
I can hear my every breath, as I inhale and exhale.
This is the moment...
I hear a branch snap!
I start running as fast as I can!
All of a sudden I feel pain!
Then this warm sensation run down my side.
I've been wounded!
But I keep running.
Tonight, I want to live!
I will live!
I sense he's getting tired.
The pack is too far behind to help.
I keep running...
I see my family...