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Totem Fantasy
by Bobbi Ann Duffy

Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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In a wolf pack there can be only one breeding female and one breeding male. This is a ODE (praise poem) to the mother of the pack.

Totem Fantasy



I look across the room


To my totem wall

Her face stares back

Clarity of features

She is life

Deity proscribe by her nature

Instincts bred into her genes

For a thousand generations

For her

There is only family

They are her strength

Her weakness

Their needs are her needs

Her responsibility

Her joy

She cuddles them

Teaches them

Leads them

Someday a younger and stronger provider

Will challenge her

Replace her

But for now she is mother

She wolf

Alpha Female.





 Bobbi Duffy


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Reviewed by Connie Faust 10/29/2009
Like a regal queen, yet she fulfills every aspect of her motherly role. Beautiful.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 10/5/2009
I could feel the force of this poem, a profound pen and beautifully done.
Reviewed by Barbara Terry 9/17/2009
This is a wonderful tribute to a family oriented animal, that can be a friend or a foe. The spirit of the wolf rides in many hearts and many souls, and like them we have the spirit of family. Thank you for sharing Bobbi.

May the Lord Jesus bless you, and those whom you love, and who love you, and be with you always, and at your side constantly. With much love in my heart, joy to the world, peace on earth, & ((((((((((MANY WONDERFUL SISTERLY HUGGGGSSSS)))))))))), your little sister, Barbie.
Reviewed by Matthew Wright 9/2/2009
Nicely written. Enjoyed this one.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 9/1/2009
Great write and one that seems to speak in the spirit world of wildlife

Reviewed by jude forese 9/1/2009
a fine allegorical representation of the matriarch essence ...
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 9/1/2009
Much beauty and strength to the matriarch of the pack - well done, Bobbi!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 9/1/2009
The Alpha Female when I was in a cub pack shouldn't had had a greek letter in front of her specie.


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