Lone Wolf

Loping down a muddy track –
Rabid – toothless – fled the pack –
Vegan wolf – no appetite –
Lost the bark – mislaid the bite.

Outcast – loopy – pelt gone grey –
Loner – turncoat – hunts no prey –
Scavenger – laps verse for blood –
Drowning in an autumn flood.

from Lone Wolf (Hutchinson, 2004), copyright ? Felix Dennis 2004, used by permission of the author and the publisher.

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