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I Confess, I Am Guilty

My parents said I could not keep the black, stray cat. They explained our canary would not survive that. Parents out, a sitter, and my four-year-old mind Let the cat in and hoped for the best in due time. I am ashamed to have plotted murder when four, Sad an innocent bird died cause I liked cats more. The whole family loved that sweet cat, “Little Bit”, Plus, I promise, I never planned another death hit. February 24, 2016

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Date: 3/24/2019 10:46:00 PM
Love it CayCay. Same wit. Thank you for your kind compliment
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Date: 1/28/2019 4:15:00 PM
How can you murder a bird and I STILL find it adorable?? Ooooohhhh... yooooouuuu....! ;-)
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 2/2/2019 8:11:00 AM
I know, right? The older I get the less I understand what I must have been thinking at 4, other than the bird was boring; therefore, it had no emotions??? I don't know! Thanks for reading ... CayCay
Date: 2/1/2018 4:00:00 PM
Another amazing piece well done!! I kicked a kitten off the top of our house that bit me. I felt bad later, but never did have much use for them after that, mutual I'm sure!........80)
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 2/1/2018 8:40:00 PM
Without any effort at all on my part, I have 4 cats - it just happened to me, but I confess to loving them, just as I did the one I 'manoeuvered' into our house when four. Hey, maybe its karma that I 'acquired' four! I wish to know if you noticed whether the kitten landed on all fours? I loved finding your comments tonight, they made my day. Thank you ever so sincerely ... CayCay
Date: 10/27/2016 2:45:00 AM
Hi Cay Cay. What a horrible child you must have been. Hee hee. Everybodys replies started a whole confessional. Its darling sweet. When I Was 3 ( here I go ) i brought home two dead ducks one in each hand. Trying to teach baby ducks how to fly from the kitchen table.We should have been twins , you and I
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Date: 2/1/2018 8:37:00 PM
Ducks and birds, you and I, oh my! Does fowl apply to our behavior, or are canaries not considered fowl? I feel bad that I don't care more. Now, I feel bad that I said that. NOT A BIRD HATER, they are very birdishly in their birdy ways, just as they are meant to be. I'm just being silly, I probably just can't get over the males being more attractive and have resentment. Believe that? When are you flying over to Soup?
Date: 5/28/2016 1:14:00 AM
I am a cat lover too. I like that they are not real needy like dogs, yet they still give you love and purr happily when you stroke their soft fur. This is a sweet poem CayCay! ; )
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Date: 3/26/2016 10:25:00 PM
Sweet honesty! Congrats on your placement CayCay.
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Date: 3/21/2016 11:31:00 PM
Congratulations on your win with this cute confession. Enjoyed!
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Date: 3/21/2016 7:42:00 AM
Congratulations on the placement of the contest CayCay.
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Date: 3/21/2016 6:13:00 AM
Congrats x wendy
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Date: 3/21/2016 4:48:00 AM
Congrats CayCay! Things that kids do in their innocence for joy! The canary had to go one day ...
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Date: 3/20/2016 8:03:00 PM
Congrats for the happy win...
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Date: 3/20/2016 7:32:00 PM
Hi CayCay, congratulations on your nice placement in Lin's contest. That was some decision! Great write. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 3/20/2016 5:12:00 PM
CayCay, congrats on your well deserved placement in the contest! -luloo
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 3/20/2016 7:25:00 PM
Thank you, sweetie. I hope you are feeling much better! CayCay
Date: 3/20/2016 4:48:00 PM
Oh CayCay what a confession - what an thing to share:-) by the way in cockney rhyming slang 'doing bird' is being in prison - think that is quite apt lol:-) many congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/20/2016 7:24:00 PM
I was truly a sweet child, but obviously thought the bird was boring and did not consider his pain. It was all about the cat and I am ashamed and unsure how I could have done such a thing. Ah, Jan - you got me, I do feel bad! 'Doing bird' could not be more appropriate - so glad you shared that ... CayCay
Date: 3/20/2016 4:47:00 PM
hmm let's see ~ keep the cat or save the bird? lol Congratulations on a share of 2nd place, CayCay.
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Date: 3/20/2016 7:26:00 PM
Lin - Outside of family, no one knows so please keep my deed quiet! Thank you for your time and efforts sponsoring the contest. It was fun. All the best ... CayCay
Date: 3/13/2016 11:22:00 AM
Epic, wonderful and outstanding. What a great share!
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Date: 2/27/2016 8:43:00 PM
I am so tickled by this poem, you have inspired me to do one with the same title! Hope it makes you laugh!
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Date: 2/28/2016 12:22:00 AM
I look forward to reading it and will be sure to look for it. Thank you, Arthur ... CayCay
Date: 2/27/2016 2:09:00 PM
Nicely written, CayCay. I laughed a little. I did something similar as a boy – to know for certain if cats have nine lives as I was told, I put one in a burlap bag, and from a top a high wall I dropped a heavy stone on the poor creature. I wasn't surprised at the cat's demise but shocked by my grandmother's lie. Thank you for the stop. / M
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 2/27/2016 2:38:00 PM
Oh my gosh, does you confession make me feel better! No one will ever convince me that children KNOW what they are doing, no one. Thank you for visiting and commenting, oh - and confessing! All the best ... CayCay
Date: 2/26/2016 9:58:00 PM
Ah, good intentions...As a youthful killer, I knocked off three goldfish by feeding them elbow macaroni. They looked hungry.
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Date: 2/27/2016 8:06:00 AM
You should write your own confession for the contest. Goldfish / macaroni / child - there is a poem there. I know I enjoyed just reading about it. Murderers like company! Thank you, Tom ... CayCay
Date: 2/26/2016 9:51:00 PM
LOL I absolutely loved this!!! So Sweet! I know I am calling a murderer sweet, but is true!!!! Hugs!
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Date: 2/27/2016 8:06:00 AM
I am tickled by your enthusiastic reaction - love it! Thank you, Arthur ... CayCay
Date: 2/26/2016 9:42:00 PM
HE forgave you a long time ago! :-) Funny write!
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Date: 2/27/2016 8:07:00 AM
Yepper - forgiving yourself is always harder! Thank you, Walter, and all the best to you ... CayCay
Date: 2/26/2016 8:04:00 PM
wow, you are a murderess!! (King David style, not actually doing it yourself. haha) this was a super cool idea you did for the challenge. I honestly cannot think of what to write for this one, CayCay. I do bad things but not things I will apologize for!! And she said to say in the poem something about apologiziing. That just ruins it for me. hahaha. You kind of did that in this one. Well, it's 7 now and I better get to making dinner. See ya later, alligator.
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Date: 2/26/2016 5:09:00 PM
Poor bird...but you win my admiration for owning up, CayCay:) ...and for that you merit to be on the winners' list:) ~ Regards // paul
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 2/26/2016 5:28:00 PM
I owned up in my 20s to my parent's horror, now whenever it is brought up, there is laughter. Thanks for reading, Paul - don't think too bad of me! CayCay
Date: 2/26/2016 3:31:00 PM
Ha A confession, No statute of limitations on 2nd degree murder. Great write. Cheers Craig
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CayCay Jennings
Date: 2/26/2016 4:45:00 PM
Please don't turn me in to the Kindergarten squad! Thank you, Craig, for your delightful comments ... CayCay
Date: 2/26/2016 9:44:00 AM
In defense of the follies of childhood, a very fitting and cleverly written piece. I enjoyed this very much. J.
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Date: 2/26/2016 9:50:00 AM
If I need defending, I'll call you! I was concerned people would think me horrible. So glad you like it, J - Thank you ... CayCay
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