Clarification of Terms

November 16, 2010

Yes, the wolf,
he bites and does his damages
to prey and plaything,
choking out the beauty
so noble-ly, and until
they die, only to rend
the flesh from bones.

But he, he is a fisherman,
and a catch-and-release man, too.
He deals only so much damage
and just long enough
to claim to have held,
before casting catch away.

At least the wolf,
gory and red though
his work may be,
has the dignity
to mean it.

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9 Responses to “Clarification of Terms”

  1. saxsquatch Says:

    and ‘he’ is no-one particular. Don’t feel special, Poncho.

    *zing*

  2. David X. Hugo Says:

    YOU CAUGHT ME

  3. David X. Hugo Says:

    I like it, though. And I’d like it still, even if it was at my expense.

  4. saxsquatch Says:

    Only the inspiration is at your expense. Months ago you brought up a truth: the term ‘wolf’ is an improper allegory.

    AND YOU KNOW HOW I BE ABOUT MY ALLEGORIES.

  5. Roger Mugs Says:

    this relationship between the two of you.
    awkward to read about in comments.
    but you know.
    i suppose thats how it works.

    also.

    “and a catch-and-release man, too.”
    wish i’d written that.

    http://www.slate.com/id/2271417/

  6. saxsquatch Says:

    Well Roger, I don’t know what to say.

  7. saxsquatch Says:

    I watch my yellow cat invade my red cat in the yard.

  8. Ghoti Says:

    The feline war has raged for years, so i assumed it’d be too hard for me to drive my foot between them, I’d never risk the scratch, just to prove to one or both of them a cat is just a cat.


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