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Afraid Of A Tiger Attack During A Night Walk

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I became more afraid as the night sank deeper.
Sky was pitch dark so a dirt road was too dark to see.
With sudden gust, some dead branches fell from their trees.
I got scared, imagined that wild beast jumped on me.

My parents were too poor to buy me rubber boots.
Dirt road was so cold, so it hurt my bare feet.
During rainy season, dirt road was very slippery
I walked like a duck so I couldn't go fast speed.

Besides me, there was no one else on this road.
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Saturday, February 16, 2019
Topic(s) of this poem: fears,night
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
* A young man told me then that a gorilla liked to catch a person by an arm. It glared at the sun and laughed for the whole day then it ate that person by the nightfall.
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