And the Epitaph Did Say

Camper, Explorer, Adventurer, Hiker...
Consider with caution and care:
Here lies a Fool who followed a Tiger
down the Burrow to the bosom of her lair.

Beguiled by beauty, by her Beastly allure,
And her gentle congenial generosity...
He was coaxed by her Hoax and he felt secure
From the force of her fierce ferocity.

I buried the kid in this hole with a lid
And a warning that my friendliness is feigned.
Take one more step and you'll do what he did;
Two more steps and you'll see what he gained.

The End

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