“A Different Little Red Riding Hood”
by Gary R. Hess
The Little Red Riding Hood
skipped and hopped with her baked goods.
While at her grandmother’s house,
she found a wolf in her blouse!
She whooped and hollered for help
until a man came in stealth.
He chopped off the wolf’s noggin
then the two went a snoggin’.
“On a tree” is taken from “The Filipino Tanaga: Poetry for the Exotic Poet’s Soul” (Bright Dreams Journal Book 6)
This poem is written in the poetic form Tanaga.