Marilyn Lott

Rookie - 291 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Buffalo of Distinction


He is a Buffalo of distinction
As he lumbers on uneven ground
He knows that he is special
The handsomest beast around

Other animals of every kind
Move away when he comes close
His step is firm and constant
But he’s as elusive as a ghost

He keeps an eye out for the ladies
And around him beaming with pride
Are his children with wide-eyed wonder
For he has taken many brides

Yes, he is a Buffalo of distinction
He fills up a camera lens
I watch for him on vacation roads
As they make those twists and bends!

Submitted: Saturday, July 12, 2008

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Comments about this poem (A Buffalo of Distinction by Marilyn Lott )

  • Rookie - 92 Points C. P. Sharma (8/22/2009 10:29:00 PM)

    Marilyn,
    You write about little things,
    In your poems lies the life’s ping.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Catrina Heart (3/20/2009 10:42:00 AM)

    Stunning poetic pictorial of a man, nice metaphors used to described....10+++ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Vaibhav Pandey (3/10/2009 2:21:00 AM)

    a very interesting poem ma'm, also loved the title....10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Whitney Nicole Albright* (2/27/2009 10:06:00 PM)

    Very interesting poem, Marilyn. Keep up the good work. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 40 Points Ashraful Musaddeq (10/4/2008 10:48:00 PM)

    'Yes, he is a Buffalo of distinction
    He fills up a camera lens
    I watch for him on vacation roads
    As they make those twists and bends! '

    A moving composition.
    Love it. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,351 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (9/10/2008 8:20:00 AM)

    Hello again friend.
    I enjoyed this and could picture the majestic being. I have always loved these animals. Good work! Loyd (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thad Wilk (7/13/2008 12:23:00 AM)

    He's a Buffalo of great distinction, (over hunting) almost caused their extinction
    Through new laws they're safe today, now i hear, their here to stay! *10*!
    Great read Marilyn!
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

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