Treasure Island

Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Grey Wolf


I ran with the wolves

Howled at night's full moon

Ate my prey warm

with it's heart still pounding


But moon after moon passed

Alfa wolves rose and fell

And I no longer recognize

original clan


They speak of me as grey wolf

The ancient one who howls

Up above the highest pass

The grey ghost of the ancient past


I sleep with the always cold

Looking down from the highest peaks

Even with cloudy eyes

I still can see

Submitted: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 03, 2014

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