John F. McCullagh

(09/28/1954 / Flushing)

Eye of the Tiger



Tiger, Tiger burning bright
hunts his prey by neon light
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  • Bri Edwards (2/11/2013 5:34:00 AM)

    while googling eagaling i ran across eagling, a golf term, and eagleing, a very interesting word which i don't recall seeing used re tiger woods, but, then again, i don't read the sports page. actually i didn't connect
    tiger to the golfer until the end of the poem. very cute, but you did make up a little bit at the end, didn't you?
    thanks for sharing. it will have to go in mypoemlist and i may share it with some golfers i know. i ran across this when looking at 'poems about with the word tiger'. interesting find. (Report) Reply

  • Lillian Thomas (2/4/2010 3:27:00 PM)

    I think you confused me with someone else and replied to me about this poem which I just now read. It is very clever, and witty with a playful tone, not judgmental or finger waggish, if you know what I mean.
    Imitating William Blake's 'The Tyger' seems clever on the surface but I m not sure it's such a good fit. (Report) Reply

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