My nerves turn my skin the colour of amber,
People's bitter bites sharper,
Than the pointiest antler,
So I brave a smile, like a good actor,
And anchor my feet,
So my confidence and self esteem do not deplete,
For my heart still beats,
Like an ever expanding fleet,
So I sit firmly in my seat,
And surround myself with lights,
Pure and invisible heat,
Planted stronger than concrete,
So that they can learn,
Not to maltreat!
With one large hoof beat,
They will know the meaning of defeat!