Lioness And Panther
The tawny yellow Lioness was laying
Contentedly on a rock - enjoying sunshine's strength.
The sun moved behind a mountain
And the shadows grew in length.
The shadows crept slowly to the bottom
Of the Lion's sunning place,
And in them snuck a Panther;
A look of stone upon his face.
In an instant their eyes locked -
Green gazes both lost in awe
For in each other's haunted stare
A mirror of their own pain they saw.
She in sun, He in shadow;
Together they lay curled.
They found joy within each other,
And forgot about the ...