Wednesday 24 May 2017


The Tiger

The tiger striped ’s a grand old sight
In the jungle, golden bright:
“Tiger, linger here a while
Let me see you grin and smile…”

“Foolish child, leave, don’t get me riled
Don’t you know a tiger’s savage, wild?”
And the animal withdrew
With adroitness it shot through.

“Tiger, dear, why are you in such haste,
Stay, for you cannot be replaced.”
And the child did so hard plead
That the beast returned to feed…

This post is part of the Outdoor Wednesday meme,
and also part of the Wordless Wednesday meme,
and also part of the ABC Wednesday meme.