Treasure Island

Jeff Fleischer

(10/10/69 / Louisville, Kentucky)

Daniel


Cast into the lion's den.
How hungry they must have been.
They had not eaten in days.
The fierceness of their roar.
Licking their chops.
Sharpening their teeth on the stones.
Oh a sumptuous meal he would be.
Ready for the attack, the kill.
They moved toward him ready to pounce.
All of the sudden they stopped.
Frozen, stuck in a trance.
Tame as little cats.
He never saw them.
He only saw faith in his Maker.
The only defense he needed.

Submitted: Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Edited: Monday, August 30, 2010

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  • Mel Patterson (12/29/2010 8:14:00 PM)

    Spiritual poetry grabs me. I like how this is written and I love the end as much as the rest of it. Thanks and God bless you.

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  • Sara Tehrani (6/2/2009 1:01:00 PM)

    really interesting poem but i dont quite get the last verses, can u explain what its about? im rubbish at analyzing poems! haha! thanx (Report) Reply

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