Mark Nyamekye Boadi

Tabby Has Turned Into A Tiger Poem by Mark Nyamekye Boadi

Tabby has turned into a tiger
He will no longer remain docile
For there is no use in being sober
When the atmosphere is hostile

All is not well
Tabby has a story to tell
There are fumes of hate in the air
He could not hide his anger
And has turned into a tiger

Tabby has moved into the forest
Because he has been bitten
By animals he considered dearest
But he is no longer a kitten

They have created a wound so deep
It caused Tabby to weep
Making him move into the jungle
Because his feelings would no longer be hidden
He will consider the domestic land forbidden

The Tabby they knew
Has become wild
Hiding steadily amongst the yew
Sending a strong message to every parent and child

Tabby has turned into a tiger
He wishes to remain in the jungle forever
No longer at ease
No longer taking in fire
No longer doing what they require

Tabby has turned into a tiger
He is no longer open
For he cannot hide his anger
And has become outspoken

Tabby has turned into a tiger
He has now changed
Because he was estranged

Tabby has turned into a tiger
Do not be amazed at his actions
For treatments elicit reactions

Tabby has turned into a tiger
He will no longer hide his anger
And will remain in the jungle forever.

Submitted: Friday, December 07, 2012

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