Those of you that know my friend Marcus from high in the woods, know what a powerfully gifted artist he is, as well as just a damn good human being. I consider myself lucky that he honoured me by asking me to write this collaboration of courage and honour based on our Animal Kingdom personas. Those of you that have not been introduced should be sure to see what amazing things are waiting for you in those woods. Let the wolf be your guide. It was a pleasure and a privilege to write with you Marcus.
Amongst the wilds of the parched and perilous grassy plains
The strong will survive under watchful eye of his reign
Through the seasons of rain and sun under the harsh winters burn
Leading the pack within the woods as nature turns
Tried and treasured pride, no easy task to fight for and win
Securing his right for many generations of royalty to begin
Foresee the future compelled to sow his seed
The honor of mating, creating life, the need
Daily survival dictates one ugly truth shall remain
Need for sacrificial prey so his kingdom can sustain
Hunt to kill not for sport but to fill
Bellies that call to hunger, killing is a bitter pill
Given keys to the kingdom, bestowed this existence
To be a guardians assurance of majestic persistence
To roam wild and free a gift of life given
To run, to live, survive in woodlands heaven
Mighty roar to blue skies boasts dignity and fortitude
Unmistakably within can be heard undying gratitude
Under the one moons glow, spirits of strength and honor
Draws howls with distant brother roars in valor
Thank you my friend. Roars
You 2 write amazingly together. 🙂 Just beautiful
wow! great. 🙂
Always satisfying when minds meld… and produce beauty.
Thank you very much.
Beautiful both of you 🙂
I already love the topic and this is a great collaboration. Well done!
Thank you Karin
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These two men (Loyal and Honorable Leaders) have been a great source of friendship, support, love and encouragement over the past year. I am honored to know them both. This piece speaks volumes about the men they are!! Love to you both!!
Thank you Dana, I miss you friend.
Excellent!! Absolutely love the imagery in this.
Something about the Lion caught my attention…. I wish I knew what it was. LOL
I am pretty fond of that Lion too. LOL. Thank you for the wonderful compliment.
You are quite welcome. BTW, I love your jacked up Taz gravatar. 🙂
Fabulous collaboration! True to your descriptive imagery, which I love!
Thank you CBXB. I love that you love it.
A howl we will all miss …. He’s howling for everyone now
So sorry John xx
He truly will be missed. Thank you May.
A fitting tribute to our friend in the woods.
Thank you Ash. Still can’t believe he is gone
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