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  Posted: January 26, 2020      Views: 163
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Chapter 50 of the book Wee Poems and Flash Fiction
3-word poem contest entry.
"The Name of the Game" by Shirley McLain

Name of the Game
Not the great game hunter of old
Short, fat and boisterous in nature
Hiding behind trees and shrubs
Feeling power grow inside
Power and money the name of the game
The horror of killing an animal not for food but for sport
Despicable and so ugly to nature
Needs to be stopped
This battle is continuous
Governments want money
Allowing killing for dollars is
The name of the game.

3 Words In A Poem writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a poem of any type. These three words must be included in the poem: animal - horror - short


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Author Notes
This Freestyle poem is one of my Soapbox topics. If we can't protect animals how do we expect to protect ourselves in the long run?
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