Elena Plotkin


Tiger, Tiger (Not Kipling) - Poem by Elena Plotkin

Tiger, Tiger, up a tree.
Tiger, Tiger come to me.
Tiger, Tiger locked in a cage.
Tiger, Tiger placed in a rage.
Tiger, Tiger do not growl.
Tiger, Tiger do not scowl.
Tiger, Tiger will not leap.
Tiger, Tiger put to sleep.

(c) 2013 Copyright Elena Plotkin


Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is what happens when you taking animals from their natural habitat.

Comments about Tiger, Tiger (Not Kipling) by Elena Plotkin

  • Gold Star - 10,468 Points Bri Edwards (3/16/2014 4:10:00 PM)

    the last line was a boo hoo line. (i'm thinking 'death' sleep here) : ( is it the man-eater?
    ?
    i like the poem, but what do you think of my idea to have the words.locked and placed switch places? ? just a thought.
    nice rhyming. a nice little poetic snack! thanks for sharing. bri :) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 300 Points Daniel Y. (3/5/2014 6:34:00 PM)

    Interesting poem. Read one of mine- Nail. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 21, 2014

Poem Edited: Friday, September 5, 2014


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