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Renowned Animal Trainer in Critical Condition
Ginny Lowe Connors


Somebody's idea of tigers
involved a man with a whip
making them jump through hoops of fire.

The tiger disagreed.




© 2009 by Ginny Lowe Connors
Used with the author's permission.


Ginny Lowe Connors is a retired English teacher and the author of four full-length poetry collections and a chapbook, Under the Porch, which won the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize. She runs a small poetry press, Grayson Books, and is co-editor of Connecticut River Review. Ginny has also edited a number of poetry anthologies, including Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry. Learn more about her at



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Well done Tiger,
Posted 12/19/2014 12:34 AM
Hah! I like this!
Posted 12/18/2014 06:03 AM
Joe Sottile:
Posted 12/18/2014 12:58 AM
Humorous, brief and gets right to the point. Fun poem.
Posted 12/17/2014 11:24 PM

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