Vachel Lindsay

(November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931 / Springfield, Illinois)

The Lion - Poem by Vachel Lindsay

The Lion is a kingly beast.
He likes a Hindu for a feast.
And if no Hindu he can get,
The lion-family is upset.

He cuffs his wife and bites her ears
Till she is nearly moved to tears.
Then some explorer finds the den
And all is family peace again.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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