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Along The Jungle Fringe

Rating: 5.0
I waited alone by the jungle fringe
It was just before the break of dawn
The shadows of the night were slowly tinged
To announce the coming of the morn

In the distant dark sound of rattling spines
A porcupine going home was running late
His foraging done having fed and dined
Scampered with haste to his waiting mate
The incessant chorus of the dark had ceased
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Along The Jungle Fringe
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: nature
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M Asim Nehal 15 February 2019
A wonderful poem, I quote: The owl of course had disappeared Long before the sun lit up the sky. But I did not see her nor did I hear In stealth and silence she had flown by
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Bri Edwards 14 February 2019
this now will be placed into my March 2019 showcase. Thanks. :) bri
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Simone Inez Harriman 07 June 2016
Beautifully penned. It's like a change of guards as the nocturnal retire and others awaken at daybreak in the jungle. Love it Loke :) ....10
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Loke Kok Yee 07 June 2016
Thank you Simone, good to have you back! !
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Bri Edwards 19 February 2016
“In the distance far a sow I spied leading her young to safe cover nearby. Trailing behind was the boar that had tried, to gain her attention which she denied.” my favorite stanza so far (above) , BUT some boar must have gotten her attention once at least, unless she was sleeping through it. was it YOUR blood the leeches and mites were enjoying? like the rhyming. to MyPoemList I’m a sucker for jungle poems, especially ones done so well. to MyPoemList. oops! i said that already. bri :)
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Lim BT 29 November 2015
Very lovely and nicely written peoms, you must have put a lot of thoughts recalling the glorious past, thanks for sharing as I could still remembered all the stories told.
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Wes Vogler 22 November 2015
This is not a limerick. I do not know the name for 4 line (couplets?) I found it quite informative. You have been there. rhymes broke down a couple of times but thank you for the effort. QDuite entertaining which is what we all seek
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Spock The Vegan 01 November 2015
Very nice nature poem. It gives a good image. I also give you a 10. You seem to like limericks. I have submitted only 1: Hiking Limerick.
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Melvina Germain 16 October 2015
Oh my such an impressive poem and so delightfully penned, vivid imagery and fantastic observation. Your rhyming sequence is absolutley perfect, I enjoyed the read immensely and can say, Loke kok yee, I love this poem, it's a 10 over and over.....
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Valsa George 18 September 2015
You seem to be a close observer of Nature! Yes, as the night gives way to dawn, it is so interesting to see a forest coming back to life after an interim of silence! The wild life is beautifully described! In the distant dark sound of rattling spines, a porcupine going home was running late. His foraging done having fed and dined, scamper with haste to his waiting mate. A very catchy shot! Enjoyed the poem altogether!
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