Jorge Luis Borges

(24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986 / Buenos Aires / Argentina)

The Other Tiger - Poem by Jorge Luis Borges

A tiger comes to mind. The twilight here
Exalts the vast and busy Library
And seems to set the bookshelves back in gloom;
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Comments about The Other Tiger by Jorge Luis Borges

  • Maria C. Pires Costa (8/9/2008 6:32:00 PM)

    Will this 'tiger of symbols' be a representationof different thoughts, feelings, concerns, even inspirational periods across the poet's experience?
    Will the poet mean his writing experience is a permanent quest towards something 'colossal' not yet found in verse? ...
    We have read about this late poet that he always thought that a library should be like a paradise!
    Now, on August 10th,2008, we think 'The Other Tiger' must be shedding its light on poets and poetry...
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