john tiong chunghoo

Gold Star - 5,061 Points (Jan 21,1960 / Sibu, Sarawak, Borneo East Malaysia)

Ode To The Tiger - Poem by john tiong chunghoo

your stripes are whips of fury cracked in wild flames
your reverberating growl fear emptied and bottomed up
your eyes are graces lighted up in two promising caves
your paws and concealed curvy claws, ingenious artillery
to outrace, ensnare and outdo any enemies
your huge and sharp canines, to perpetuate your kingship so that
none of your subordinate would lay claim to your dominance
your furious glare, your readiness to die for what you really care for

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  • (11/1/2007 9:45:00 AM)

    A fine tribute to a splendid creature... well done (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, November 1, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, April 21, 2011

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