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POEM: Tigericity

a tiger on the prowl doesn’t reflect upon its tigerness

that’s what makes it feared and fearless

it doesn’t think it’s a tiger

it doesn’t know it’s a tiger

it certainly never wishes it was more tiger-like

it is tiger

a tiger

the tiger

questions of tigericity never arise


3 Comments

  1. Haha, this was such an empowering piece! ❤
    Thank you for this; this was really something I needed to hear today
    Looking forward to reading more from you, Bernie!

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