THE  AMAZING FANTASY POEMS & FLASH FICTION OF JON GUTMACHER

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The Tiger – poem

A tiger hunts in high bamboo and strikes without warning. Swift and deadly. O Tiger, Tiger, burning bright.

The Dog That Wouldn’t Leave – a true story poem

“Bobby” was a Skye Terrier who spent 14 years guarding the grave of his master, John Gray (Old Jock), in Scotland, until the loyal terrier also passed away on 14 January 1872. Several books and films have been based on Bobby’s life, and now this poem to honor “man’s best friend”.

The Woman and the cat – fantasy poem

This fantasy poem about finding a stray kitten on the street saves a lonely woman from her isolation, and brings the cat and her together as a family sharing their mutual love.

The Last Mountain Gorilla – a true life poem

Virunga National Park is the last refuge of the Great Mountain Gorilla. These gentle creatures are hunted and slaughtered by poachers for their body parts, which are then sold in mostly Asian markets. Rangers paid by donations from individuals like you and I are their only sources of protection. This poem is about their daily struggle for survival.

Rainbow Bridge – fantasy poem

Rainbow Bridge in Norse Mythology is a bridge between earth & the gods. Today, it is where deceased pets wait for their owners passing, and then journey together to Heaven’s Gate.