Of Service To The Tiger?
In the jungle of life,
the tiger is the one who rules -
by threat, by fear,
by the very nature of the beast.
It is a good thing to be a friend of the tiger,
to be trusted by the tiger,
to be needed by the tiger,
and to have the ear of the tiger.
But always remember:
to be close to the ear,
you must also be close to the teeth,
and within reach of the claws.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Tony the Tiger (Frosted Flakes) (18.104.22.168) -- Monday, March 1 2010, 02:13 am|
...you do a great literary service to us tigers!
Must remember your name the next time you walk through our jungle .....
|V1NC3 (22.214.171.124) -- Tuesday, March 2 2010, 03:19 pm|
shorter than most of your work, yet boundlessly profound......you continuously amaze me....by the way if your interested i could get you published...email me if this is something you would like to do.
|anonymous (126.96.36.199) -- Monday, March 8 2010, 06:23 am|
Is a cougar same as a tiger? Some women are called cougars, right? So is a man a tiger? Just a thought. Nice poem sir.
|shiloh (188.8.131.52) -- Tuesday, March 9 2010, 06:37 am|
|Mike Rudolph (184.108.40.206) -- Sunday, May 23 2010, 09:18 pm|
This is very good writing Shiloh, and can be taken many ways. But in my eye's it is the US Goverment.
|shiloh (220.127.116.11) -- Monday, May 24 2010, 12:12 am|
when i did this, i was thinking of those in charge of your life - whether it be business, the military, your job, the government - so it's good to see that people are interpreting it to their way of seeing it. peace!
|Melissa Trotter (18.104.22.168) -- Monday, August 8 2011, 03:56 am|
Very well put!
|The Pyrate Lady (22.214.171.124) -- Sunday, October 2 2011, 04:12 am|
You know I AM the Tiger...don't you?
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