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Tigers Living Free

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Tigers Living Free

Two eyes gleaming in the dark
heralded it's coming.
Silent paws that left their mark
showed where it was going.

Stripey fur and lashing tail
Describe it's fierce appearance
but my eyesight could not trail
it's sudden - disappearance.

Noble beast and savage emblem
Ruler of all lower things?
How they fear you when you hunt them
Creatures that escape have wings.

But man has skill beyond your cunning
Intelligence beyond your dower.
So he kills you while your'e running for
He cannot match your power.

 for Shadows...Tigers Living Free Contest.

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  1. Date: 9/13/2013 8:40:00 PM
    He can not match your power......Gives it heart . Thank You SuZ. I read it to my cats,but you know how cats are they hide behind their purr.All the same they respect anyone who writes about cats big or small.

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 4:20:00 PM
    Wonderful write SuZ, congrats...Peter

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 7:37:00 AM
    Excellent, congrats.

  1. Date: 8/23/2013 2:13:00 AM
    Congrats on your win. Morgan

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 11:37:00 PM
    hey. long time, no see!!! It's good to at least finally see your tiger poem among all the other wonderful winners here. Congrats, Suz!

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 9:01:00 PM
    well done super poem Suz Ty for support congrats on your win Shadow x smile

  1. Date: 8/22/2013 8:57:00 PM
    a super win SUZ...xox...SKAT

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 10:08:00 AM
    This was awesome! Strong perspective in these lines!

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 12:09:00 AM
    Truly insightful,, on such majestic beautiful animals...wish there was a better way of protecting tigers from this vicious cycle....lovely, thoughtful & educating, write suz always admire your unique way of bringing words to life & meaning..thank you for sharing & good luck:) cheriex