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Blackbird sits on a branch
Just outside my window.
He looks at me and swears
In a raucous voice
With no punctuation...
I know it's something supremely dirty --
Blackbirds have no manners..

And they always know
By the light behind my eyes
I'm mad for cats...

It's a good thing they can fly....

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  1. Date: 6/16/2013 5:22:00 PM
    Elizabeth, How are you this lovely evening? :-) Congratulations with having your awesome poem featured on the soups home page.... sending hugs. Hope you are enjoying this day with your family. always & forever *LINDA

  1. Date: 1/6/2013 6:14:00 PM
    Nice to read your write this eve. me too mad for cats. Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

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    Date: 1/21/2013 3:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    good heavens, I hate to sound like a24 karat dodo bird, but I just got out of hospitaland havenen't the faintest clue just what my Blackbirds have won!! Can any of yiou d good guys-Andrea D, Vie, Hsrry and all the rest of us mad men show me where to look to collct my kudos!This is so exciting!
  1. Date: 12/25/2012 7:48:00 PM
    wow, this is a super cool poem and i"m glad I got to see it on the winners list. BIG congrats to you. I love cats too!!

  1. Date: 12/24/2012 5:43:00 AM
    Good morning, Elizabeth,, A nice warm congratulations in Susan's "any new 12 Line Poem" Wishing you the best holidays to come. Merry Christmas and a happy new year. Love~LINDA

  1. Date: 12/23/2012 1:40:00 PM
    Congratulations on your winning spot Elizabeth love xx

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 2:22:00 PM
    You are stunning me with great poetry, welcome to poetry soup, hope you continue to bless us with your poetry, hugs vie