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Anticipation

The Lion and the Buffalo

By R F KPublished 2 years ago 1 min read
Anticipation
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"Roar," says the lion

in the face of danger,

though timid it may be.

The buffalo stares

unblinking, unmoved,

its heart froze cold.

Even if they wish,

they cannot draw breath

choking on fear.

Their wills are locked

dueling to survive

to live out the day.

Who would take a step

in the dance not decided?

Do they charge or flee?

If they could evaluate

their moral predicament

neither would be wrong.

Whatever they choose

is just another day

in the wild landscape.

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