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The King versus the Coyote

Animal kingdom tale

By Matthew PrimousPublished 3 years ago • 1 min read
The King versus the Coyote
Photo by Quinten de Graaf on Unsplash

Deep in the barren hills,

Up where the rivers stream

On the isles' nation

Where everyone needs everyone

Sharing everything

There lie the animals

Of the forest, each looking for their fill and to be full

But the king of the forest did not

Have his share and apportioned for all

There appear a wild coyote, rugged and rude and thirsting for attention

He suggested that the king forfeit his duties by coming late and dare a challenge so all the animals of the forest out of hunger and fear obey. The coyote consumed the most and left the others scraps.

It happened the king delayed, months this went on and the other animals grew weaker and the coyote grew fatter and out of shape.

Then the king of the forest appeared behind the coyote and on the throne,

The fiercest, most fitting and thirsting for hunger, that massive beast torn into the coyote and shared his meal with the other animals banishing his conspirators from the kingdom and installing order.

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About the Creator

Matthew Primous

I am a Black Scholar, International Scholar, & Google Scholar, & 3-Time Eber & Wein Best Poet., Nominee for Poet of the Year, 2020 Black Author Matters Winner, 2 time Akademia Excellence Essayists,& 2022 Honorary Muckrack Journalist.

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