To look in 
the face of the lioness,
reflecting her purpose in being:
An aesthetic arsenal
of claws, teeth, 
of innate possession - 
sinews rush bone,
creation colliding, 
the seeker 
	finding the fleeing.

We too, fashion armaments
	but they have no soul.

 Jon Bohrn (2003)

lioness, roaring
Lioness roaring,
photograph 2003 Ivan Rothman



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