Tyger, Tyger (poem and painting)

Tyger Tyger
watercolour on paper
14×16

Tyger, tyger wrote a poet

in the shadows, thought he saw it

if it drew near you’d never know it

barely hear the grass around it

Tyger, tiger fearful creature

we cringe in fear at your raw nature

barely moving silent mover

glorious masterpiece of nature

Tyger, tiger do you ever

know how much fear in us you render

calm and patient stand you there

panicked, scared, we favour prayer.

© Cindy Lapeña, 2011

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