Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Predator And Prey
The lines are an excerpt from the Russian poet Boris Chichibabin’s poem By The banner Of Happiness I Swear.
Life exists with both the spirits of predators and preys. As in animal kingdom so in human society.
The most interesting point is that predators and preys evolve together. One, in order to eat and the other to avoid being eaten.
are not all alike.
I know of a lion who tried
to be brave, plagued with a cowardly nature since birth.
In opposition, position taken by a little dog was to bite an evil witch.
So although a lion sleeps in a lair, and little dog in furry bed, it might be said neither of
them considers the other prey.