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READ POEM: SLEEPY SUNSET WITH THE UNGULUNGU MEERKATS.

As a professional wildlife research biologist and Nature Conservationist I often stare in complete wonder at the natural world around me, and often feel inspired to try and capture the essence of what I experience, by painting it in words.

Inspired by The Magic of the Wild and Free meerkats / suricates of The Ungulungu group in The Meerkat Magic Valley Reserve of The Meerkat Magic Conservation Project around Oudtshoorn Western Cape South Africa...

This poem appears on page 221 in my internationally published MEERKATS conservation book from February 2016.

SLEEPY SUNSET WITH THE UNGULUNGU MEERKATS

Composed and read by Grant M. Mc Ilrath The Meerkat Man

FLOWING ENERGY
LIFE PROFOUND
SYNCHRONISTIC MOVEMENTS
ALL AROUND

HUNGER SATIATED
GRUBBY CLAWS
DUSTY NOSES
SHINY EYES
OPEN MAWS

CONTENT
HUDDLING
SOOTHING SOUNDS
SOCIAL BONDING
BEFORE A NIGHT
UNDERGROUND

CURLED UP
WARM
SLEEPY BREATHING

THE EARTH
AN INNER SANCTUM
TRUSTED
REJUVENATING
HEALING

SADDENED
TO SEE THEM GO
WISHING I
COULD JOIN
THEM
IN SECURITY
BELOW

DARKNESS
RUSHES IN
BURROWS FADE
SWALLOWED
BY NIGHT

HAPPY MEMORIES
STILL BURN
MY SIGHT

GOOD NIGHT
MYTHICAL
EARTH PEOPLE
"ERDMANNE"
GOOD NIGHT

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