Five winters earlier I last traced their delicate tracks as the snow settled around me. Five winters since I last saw their gorgeous eyes. My cubs are gone! Taken. Like everyone else... Rays of infinite magical lights still whirl across the skies. Their beauty taunts me. For I am alone. Merciless mountain peaks still glisten brighter than a million dreaming diamonds. Yet they merge into a glowing abyss, more dazzling than the mind's imagination. All beauty is lost. I am yet a whisper in a screaming world that's slowly losing itself to time. I'm the last snow leopard. Forever alone...
by Mariella Amesbury-Singleton (12)
City Of London Feemen's School, Surrey
Competition - Once Upon a Time
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