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cat proud

A part of what you are to me
Knowing you are free to be
apart from me
and yet
I am no longer free
to be alone from thee
so hold my heart my love my soul
for you are all that keeps me whole
Upon this sea of life and storm
I hold your love to light and warm
my every breath
on every turn with you I yearn to be
to hold you close to feel you blink
your breath upon my face
refreshes me as we embrace
and then I sink to deep contented sleep
a well fed cat
in Summer sun
whose furry dreams 
have just begun
paws atingle purrs  aloud 
whisker flicking joy and proud
as only cats can be

Copyright © Donald Meikle

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  1. Date: 10/10/2009 5:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on being featured this week. A. W. Nutter

  1. Date: 10/9/2009 2:55:00 AM
    Donald, congrats on being featured this week...Raul

  1. Date: 10/6/2009 7:07:00 AM
    nicley penned, congrats on the featured poem

  1. Date: 10/5/2009 4:19:00 PM
    You have me smiling with the interesting perspective in this poem. Congratulations on having it featured! Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 10/5/2009 11:26:00 AM
    Congratulations on your feature poem this week >> James

  1. Date: 10/5/2009 3:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Donald. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/4/2009 10:13:00 PM
    I love this poem! You have captured the essence and attitude of that which is cat. Congratulations on being featured! ~Trudy~