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The Lion

Vachel Lindsay 1879 (Springfield) – 1931 (Springfield)



The Lion is a kingly beast.
He likes a Hindu for a feast.
And if no Hindu he can get,
The lion-family is upset.

He cuffs his wife and bites her ears
Till she is nearly moved to tears.
Then some explorer finds the den
And all is family peace again.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Nicholas Vachel Lindsay was an American poet. more…

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