Jeffrey McCambridge

Rookie (08/19/1985)

The Lord of Stripes Poem by Jeffrey McCambridge


In my dreams
I take the paws
Of a lonely tiger
And together we dance

My love, I’ll find you
Ablaze in a funeral pyre

We swim together
The tiger and I
Through cities
Made of emerald

My love, I’ll find you
Ablaze in a funeral pyre

Lions watch jealously
As the king of the jungle
Is passed over
For the lord of the dance

My love, I’ll wait for you
Ablaze in a funeral pyre.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 12, 2008

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