Scuzzbucket
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Scuzzbucket

cave lion cubs

Photo by Tuesday Temptation from Pexels

the frozen lion cubs were found resting in the permafrost
and they revealed many clues about their mighty pride
— legends of their foremothers and forefathers
scrawled as blood-shadow silhouettes on the broad-faced
rock wall of their eternal caves
the epic cats of long ago inspired holy awe in our
cro-magnon cousins and our neanderthal friends —
the heavy-browed flower people, with their light pigments
and their clumsy tools, their barrel chests
and…

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