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My Cat (poem)

Updated on March 25, 2011

Little paws

so perfect and wild

tufts of fur

shooting wildly between pink and brown pads.


Yellow and black

and sometimes green eyes

staring into my soul,

both dependent and free.


Colors all mixed

white, black, brown, and gray

with faintest pink nose.

Curled up in a ball

so secure

and at peace.


Claws never cut

click loudly on wooden floors

grip the mattress

dig into my skin.


Her hair I carry with me

on every shirt and jacket

a constant reminder

of the love I have.

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      Aleza 6 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Carried with you especially on the black shirts and jackets I bet! Ah the love of a cat!!! Very nice poem. :)

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      truthfornow 6 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      yeah, can't wear black at all without looking like a big hair ball!

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      damian0000 6 years ago from Belfast

      :-)

      Great poem here, what is your cat's name?

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      truthfornow 6 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Miko

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      yolanda yvette 6 years ago

      As a lover of cats, I enjoyed this cute little poem.

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      stars439 6 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Love the hub. GBY.

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      truthfornow 6 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Thanks to Yolanda and stars439 for their comments. :)

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      Kathy 6 years ago from The beautiful Napa Valley, California

      Beautiful and loving poem about your kitty and the reality of living with and loving cats. I saw a comment you made on another's hub and knew I had to visit your pages. Your poem and your kitty are beautiful. Your poem clearly shows that you understand and appreciate these lovely beings...cats are the best!

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      truthfornow 6 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      I do love my cat.

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      Jenny_Leigh 5 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Awww! I absolutely LOVE this poem. It's so sweet seeing someone write a poem about their cat and the love you have for her.

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      truthfornow 5 years ago from New Orleans, LA

      Yes I love my kitty so much, she inspires poetry.

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