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Once Upon a Wolf

This entry is part of a series of entries "The Totem Chronicles"
Once Upon a Wolf

When I woke up from my nap I found
myself surrounded by a pack of wolves~
They looked quite menacing--- had a haggard

and hungry look about them and were none to friendly.

I approached the largest and meanest
looking wolf and offered him a cigarette-
It’s a known fact that wolves crave the
smell and taste of tobacco--- so what better
way to break the ice than to share a smoke
with the leader of the pack.

We each inhaled and exhaled deeply of the
smoke and offering a toke to the rest of his
motley gang. This seemed to calm them down and no
longer view me as a threat.~

The Alpha Wolf in quick barks and growls
told me of their dire conditions. Their
hunting grounds were shrinking and many
of their pups were going hungry-

I assured them I would find them better
lands to hunt and all the tobacco they
could smoke… if they agreed on a few

What choice did they have…?

The Alpha Male (whose name was Ulysses)
led me to a secluded alcove and invited me
to seal the deal with a howling.

We each lifted our heads and howled at the moon …
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Maestro... I want some of what you were smoookin with that wolf... what a trip... This is sooo fabulous, I love the adventures and the special characters you create.. I truly hope you write about an ostrich ... OH... and a cobra.. I would love to see what you would do with them...until we meet again.. love ya bunches... write on Poet God... grasshopper..