The Lion (Poem form: The Bop)

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The Lion

The mighty lion once roamed
across the untouched plains.
Kings and queens of their domain,
never taking more than they should.
Living together with all under the sun
enjoying a balanced tranquility.

Until the day man came.

Man took what the lions offered
and wanted more and more.
Never satisfied, never pleased,
until they claimed all under the sun.
The balance lay in tattered shreds
across the African plain.
All suffered as man approached
but they hoped for a reprieve.

Until the day man came.

Man was swift in their attack,
but nature had a plan.
Lay and wait, survive another day
until man learned their lesson.
That day never arrived, and
the mighty lion fell silent.

Until the day man came.

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Story Starter Challenge April 15

Welcome to the Story Starter Challenge!

Every day I will post a new sentence prompt. Use the provided sentence somewhere in your post. It can be a starting sentence, closing sentence, anything you choose. Read it and see where the sentence takes you.

Have Fun!


Today’s sentence: “Where are you?”

The Adventure of a Lifetime #13 (A to Z Blogging)

Saturdays votes were: 2A, 1C, 1ABC, and 1 AB. So, the A’s have it.

Two days into their journey, the seas turned rough, and Ace watched in shocked horror as a hoard of merpeople clung to the sides of the ship and started rocking it viciously. Everything she thought she new about mermaids was wrong. These creatures from the depths were neither beautiful nor kind, but rather they were ugly, barnacle-covered monsters.

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