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Kitty Paws

Kitty Paws

       Upon the lake
The kitty paws
       Betray the coming wind
Their silence take
       No time for pause 
In judgment of my friend
       But in the wake
Is found a cause
       To jibe the sea again
And sail for sake
       Of hidden awes
That justify the end.

      ~by deborah burch

*kitty paws are the ripples on the water that indicate there is wind about...a sight for sore eyes when sails are in a dulldrom! ;) db

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  1. Date: 5/22/2012 7:06:00 AM
    I am stopping by your poetry to thank you for your kind comments on my writing. It has been a pleasure to read yours today Deborah. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/6/2012 12:46:00 PM
    Smile ˜ I Might Go Out Amid Right Field Amid My Visits Com In Regards Unto Your Beauties Poem Here My Dear, Precious & Beautiful Debbie * Mainly To Assert My Appreciation, Awe & Love Of Precious Beautiful Creation * Pretty Little Kitty Cats With Their Tiny Paws Tapping At My Nose; Kissy Pooh My Little Fury Moo Moo's * Thank You, For Your Priceless Magnificent Beauties Kind Visit; A True Joy * My Love Always, John!:) ˜

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 10:20:00 PM
    this is so cool, Deborah. I had never heard of kitty paws for ripples before!! (well, I am not cured from watching horror shows. I still love them!)

  1. Date: 5/4/2012 5:13:00 PM
    Hi Deborah, i like them kitty paws metaphor.. deep when the wind comes our way. nice poem... kind of a free thought at the end of your poem... enjoyed..pd

  1. Date: 5/3/2012 2:33:00 PM
    Soft and beautiful written Deborah. - oxox love Anne-Lise

  1. Date: 5/3/2012 10:53:00 AM
    This is a fascinating write my friend! I love this poem immensely! This write is stupendous and amazing, lovely and delightful! I never knew about kitty paws and what it means to a sailor...quite important I can see! I really enjoyed your poem that I have read this afternoon! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 5/3/2012 9:16:00 AM
    Cap'n deb you had me worried then, I was thinking poor cat......I like it..David