Thursday, December 16, 2010

Short Wolf-Themed Prose

Knowledge of death is reflective and conceptual, and thus wolves are spared it. For them, survival is not a choice; it is the only thing that they know, and so wolves will continue to hunt until their bodies are too weak to carry them further.  Inborn instincts drive paws further and deeper in snow; it entices noses to sniff and ears to perk; it rallies them to cooperate, to leap and strike, it guides fang to throat—and all for one reason: survival.