lately, there have been many battles.
it's been a long time since i've been this weary.
it's also been a long time since i've felt this strong.
i am resting. building. learning. stretching.
even through tears.
i am the tiger's daughter,
newly named for a nubian lioness.
i know how to rest in the high grass
but hunger is a compelling force.
when the time's right
i will pounce