Stealth Burning Bright

Two new cats (and two new poems) fresh from the studio on Rd 29Image

Stealth – mahogany carving on oak, 30 inches by 16 inches by 6 inches

Stealth steals his way

through a jungle sea

teeth sheathed

taste sated

haste stalled

until the heat cools.

 

Hunger teases its way up

seethes,

unleashes,

and the eyes pounce

upon what they see

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Burning Bright – watercolor and pen, cold pressed water color paper 22 inches by 30 inches

Tiger Tiger burning bright

Sinuous stripes like firelight

Wish I may and wish I might

See the world with tiger sight

 

One eye open, soft and round

One eye narrowed on something found

Footsteps cloaked by spongy ground

When shadows move there is no sound

 

Tiger Tiger burning bright

Sinuous stripes like fire’s light

Wish I may and wish I might

See the world with a tiger’s sight

 

Grasses part like an ancient sea

For such a fearsome beast as he

His piercing gaze passes over me

My captive breath can now be free

 

Tiger Tiger burning bright

Sinuous stripes like firelight

Wish I may and wish I might

See the world with tiger sight

One comment on “Stealth Burning Bright
  1. Chelsea Rose says:

    I enjoyed this very much. I usually don’t care for repetition but this was just enough; perfect.

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