Katherine Day


the animals of the jungle


One dark rainy night
The animals were sleeping
In the dark jungle

Thunder woke them up
Loud like charging elephants
Rumbling towards them

Louder and louder
Not thunder but rumbling trucks
The animals jumped

They attacked the trucks
The lions with their long sharp claws
Ripped the tyres to shreds

Lemurs jumping high
High in the tree tops green
Throwing coconuts

Panthers chasing tails
Rushing here, there, everywhere
Catching tails on legs


The jungle was saved
The animals saved their home
All quiet again

Submitted: Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (the animals of the jungle by Katherine Day )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Perpetuality, Smoky Hoss
  2. Psalm 066, Forrest Hainline
  3. CRITICAL MOMENTS لجظات حرجة, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  4. Love's Travels, Sandra Feldman
  5. A Crime Of Passion, Kyle Schlicher
  6. Extended Chain, Sergio Jaime
  7. No more, Sergio Jaime
  8. Everyday, Sergio Jaime
  9. Where Is My Muse?, Electric Lady
  10. 'Dreams', Wolfie Scott

Poem of the Day

poet Edgar Allan Poe

Kind solace in a dying hour!
Such, father, is not (now) my theme-
I will not madly deem that power
Of Earth may shrive me of the sin
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jacques Prevert

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]