‘Panthera tigris altaica’

by Marie Marshall


‘Panthera tigris altaica’ is the title of a poem I wrote in 2008. It has recently been published in Rubies in the Darkness, the poetry magazine of the Red Lantern Retreat. Rubies in the Darkness describes itself as the ‘… prime specialist poetry journal of Spiritual Romanticism Worldwide’, and is one of these wonderful shoestring, small-press products that punches above its weight. It was a surprise arrival by post today.

At the same time I also received a signed copy of Peter Butler’s collection of haibun entitled A Piece of Shrapnel. Many thanks, Peter.