The Beast

Watch, don’t turn your back,

Never let your senses slack,

When into the woods

You journey.

For it is there,

That wild beasts lay idle,

And hide,

Until dusk draws near.

Then, just as the sun’s glow

Begins to fade,

The beasts awaken,

No longer hiding from the day’s trespassers.

They pounce,

And if you are not prepared,

Your heart may skip a beat, and

With a fleeting moment of fear,

You’ll run, then disappear. 

copyright Robyn Graham

The Beast

22 thoughts on “The Beast

    • Thanks Mike! I know…I see a horse too…and a wild boar…and other things…I guess that’s why it reminded me of a beast! All of those things combined into one strange creature. Thankfully it’s just roots! 😉

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