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Monday, April 19, 2010

Into the Twilight- Tiger Blogfest




Written in conjuction with the
Tiger blogfest, this poem sheds some light into the plight of our magnificent Panthera tigris,

May we stop and think, ere we send them to the brink

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Red dust, stung my eyes
I can do nothing, but stifle my cries

Swept up, as they cleared d trail
exactly where I had my first quail

My home, This was; yesterday
In fear, I live, day after day

Chainsaw, axes and machetes
with which our future are torn to bits

camouflage, I no longer can
My stripes stand out at every bend

the foliage was all lush and green
In the distant past, when I reigned King

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A scant thin familiar scent
Ignore it,I know I can't

It's the hut, It's the hut!
Should I, push my luck?

Creeping past the window
came a pang of sorrow

I can only shrug
as I saw the rug

Because of our skin
I lost my kin

spared not, are our Homes
sadly, Nor our bones

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

My tail hangs low
walking towards the afterglow

the crow flies, one more time
Its thoughts, its cries; echo mine

We share a shadow
We share a sorrow

For the question, it begs:
"Is this my last sunset?"


sunset, tiger

4 comments:

  1. Good write up, a poem for the king. It sure is sad the way you place the photo of Pak Belang walking away.

    My visit #101.

    Best regards

    A.Alshukor
    Cinta Alam Malaysia.

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  2. Thank you for the compliments...

    the poem should have told a complete story, but I was rushing... and all that came up was a snippet :-)

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