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STALKING TIGER

Slowly through the grass
The tiger stalked his prey
His movement long and languid
In the middle of the day
The sun was high and bright
As a vivid burning orb
His body moving slowly
Less heat there to absorb
Gazelles were moving fitfully
Around the waterhole
Nervous eyes were flitting wildly
As the world they did behold
A movement in the distance
And the animals did jump
The nerve ends all a jangling
Each one with quivering rump
Then like avenging angels
The tiger now does pounce
Gazelles are scattering wildly
With a death like spinning dance
And one of them is slower
No longer held at bay
The tiger now triumphant
As it finishes its prey

Phil Sanders (aka Brummieboy)
5/4/07

Thanks for the wonderful poem Phil!

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Comments

  • Suni Pruett
    Suni Pruettabout 7 years ago

    another instant favorite…brilliant work!

  • moonstone
    moonstoneabout 7 years ago

    Brilliant

  • Ashley Marysa
    Ashley Marysaabout 7 years ago

    They’re so beautiful…

  • sully
    sullyabout 7 years ago

    wow love this one

  • Nightmaiden
    Nightmaidenabout 7 years ago

    Stunning work as usual. You always have the most beautiful of images.

  • nannajul
    nannajulabout 7 years ago

    Beautiful Mundy, simply beautiful – love that flash of light at the bottom left, graduating little flecks through the image. Great work..

  • frogster
    frogsterabout 7 years ago

    Wonderful image as well as poem by Phil.

  • StacyLee
    StacyLeeabout 7 years ago

    I love your work Mundy!

  • Cheryl Dunning
    Cheryl Dunningabout 7 years ago

    ahh perfectly done :-)

  • cynthiab
    cynthiababout 7 years ago

    very beautiful

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