Purrsday Poetry: Tsavo Lions

Purrsday Poetry: Tsavo Lions

Hi everybody,

Please discover beneath an entry in Purrsday Poetry by Martin H. Samuel:

Returned to Kenya rented a automobile

(station wagon)

‘gari’ in Swahili

in downtown Nairobi for a ten-day

(sleep within the again) do-it-myself safari

become Tsavo ‘simba’ (lions)

I needed to see

pulled off the street parked beneath a tree

had a drink killed the sunshine

cracked the home windows for the evening

early subsequent morning needed to go within the dew

climbed out barefoot

mist throughout obscuring the view

stifling a yawn ambled into the daybreak

when, sleepily beginning to pee,

had the sensation

one thing was watching me

regarded round then down on the floor

the realm was circled

lion footprints I noticed

privates in hand backed as much as the door

they might see me I couldn’t see them

I’ll by no means make that mistake once more.

© 2021 Martin H. Samuel

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Marc

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