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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