Beautiful And Ferocious


There is something to be said for female wolves,

the way they make it look so easy.

As if protecting their tribe with bare teeth

sinking in tissue and flesh is as easy

as dining on a 5 course meal.

I like their lady-like saunter, head held high,

queens of the forest.

But mostly, if I’m being truly honest,

I like that they’re female.

As if this large, dangerous animal

is also a part of me.

That somewhere in this delicate skin

lies a ferocious heart of a wolf.

Don’t you want to believe it?

Don’t you want to remove my shirt and

see her, teeth barred, thinking,

no, knowing, that she will

stop at nothing

to protect what’s hers.

©Kristian L. Weigman



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21 Responses to Beautiful And Ferocious

  1. That sounds like the spirit of a mother

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  2. Awesome, I really love this!

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  3. Sadje says:

    Interesting concept.

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  4. Wolf like skin and lovely FUR!
    Being scary like wolf to protect tribe from enemy, is called bravery.
    NICE 😀

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  5. Brad Osborne says:

    An empowering reminder for everyone of the strength and fierceness innate in any woman! Well written!

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  6. simplywendi says:

    quite provocative! I am sure his answer would be a huge YES!

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  7. Wonderful! Kristian your poetry is inspiring. Love the photo too.

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