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Of Service To The Tiger?
Author: Shiloh

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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.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

Tony the Tiger (Frosted Flakes) (69.157.9.196) -- Monday, March 1 2010, 02:13 am

....you do a great literary service.....

...you do a great literary service to us tigers!
Must remember your name the next time you walk through our jungle .....
V1NC3 (74.65.123.56) -- Tuesday, March 2 2010, 03:19 pm

wow......

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 (71.217.17.32) -- Monday, March 8 2010, 06:23 am

question?

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 (67.251.100.215) -- Tuesday, March 9 2010, 06:37 am

?

No.
Mike Rudolph (71.61.116.65) -- Sunday, May 23 2010, 09:18 pm

My Guess

This is very good writing Shiloh, and can be taken many ways. But in my eye's it is the US Goverment.
shiloh (67.251.100.215) -- Monday, May 24 2010, 12:12 am

that takes a bit of thinking...

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 (75.93.62.136) -- Monday, August 8 2011, 03:56 am

I like it!

Very well put!
The Pyrate Lady (75.93.62.136) -- Sunday, October 2 2011, 04:12 am

Hmmmm

You know I AM the Tiger...don't you?
 
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