Write an Emotional Animal Poem


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is a scavenging hyena,
slinking, tail between his legs
on the dry grassy savanna,
jealous of the lion's power.

Jealousy is a creeping snail
leaving a slimy trail as he slides
through the undergrowth of your mind
without a leg to stand on

Special thanks to Terri Street from Oklahoma for sharing this
form with us along with two examples of her students' work.