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Application of Kittens

Updated on September 9, 2014

Apply Kittens

For sorrow unanswerable

Apply kitten firmly to breast,

hear the soothing purr,

and know that your very self

is enough....

no money, or looks,

or wit or style needed....

Kitten also works for

cases of knotted anger,

seeds of bitterness,

hopeless fear.

feel better naturally,

without pills or drink,

simply apply kitten as needed.

Some maintenance required.

no refunds allowed.

O.K. hubpages says there is too little content in my poem for it to be published. Why even allow poems on your site if it can't be brief? I also can't write poems in Latin.

So, I tried linked in.2 out of nine poems reached the public. Am I missing something? I'd love to be part of a non-profit poetry site, where I could write poems to my specifications , (if that's the right word), and not the other way around.

I am fighting to stay positive! It would be nice for just once, if something worked in my life.


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      Lillian K. Staats 3 years ago from Wasilla, Alaska

      Audrey, Deal, thank you! Clark, you are the Moon... love yaz all... lily

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      Clark Cook 3 years ago from Rural BC (Canada) & N of Puerto Vallarta (Mexico)

      Lemmee get this to you before I forget--read the past just below right away:


      Purrfect Poetry anthology: submissions wanted!

      Harry Yang

      Editor at Lost Tower Publications

      Lost Tower Publications are collecting poetry for our summer charity anthology entitled, Purrfect Poetry.

      The aim of this anthology is to produce a poetic celebration of cats. This anthology is an upbeat, amusing, positive exploration of our relationship with the cats in our lives.

      For details click on the link below:


      So click on the link just above the line and submit your Kitten poem to a legitimate publisher that actually cares about poetry. LOST TOWERS accepted a poem of mine for their recently published anthology, "Bridge of Fates" (it's actually the lead poem, which pleased me), available on Amazon.

      I am so pissed at Hubpages and their arrogant, uncaring attitute. I haven't posted anything there for months, and I'm not going to. I think I'll just pull everything. But I don't understand at all why you're habving problems at Linkedin! Please send a note to DE an dexplain your problems. Your work as you know, has made an impact ther. He'll make it work for you.

      The little poem is captivating. And lost Towers will think so, too.

      Luv 'n cusses


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      Sam Deal 3 years ago from Earth

      This is so heartwarming and true. Bless you for writing this.

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      Audrey Howitt 3 years ago from California

      Oh Lily--I so get it! HP and its rules are enough to drive poets buggy--This is a wonderful piece!!! Sending it around and hope you are doing well!

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      Lillian K. Staats 3 years ago from Wasilla, Alaska

      Ha! At least the mice are!Thank you for your words... I've missed you guys so much, It feels like coming home. Wrote that book yet? Love yaz, lily

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      WillStarr 3 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Animals are amazingly good therapists. Excellent work!

      Are you ready for winter, Lily?

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      Lillian K. Staats 3 years ago from Wasilla, Alaska

      Thanks with all my heart! Love yaz, lily

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      Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

      Hi lily, sorry to hear you are having a bad time, I was going to email you yesterday, there was a program on tv that had Wasilla in it! I thought of you, and in fact wondered if you knew the people in it? it was a fishing program could have been made a while ago, anyway, its lovely to see you again, and I love the poem! yes kittens are the best medicine!