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Misplaced Care

At first glance I thought It was a toy, a ragged thing, perhaps dropped by a small boy. Lost or abandoned? Either way it was being trampled on today The pavement pushers, marching through the high street with shopping on their minds, they didn’t see it, Flat and grey, matching this abysmal rainy day Against the grain I knelt To rescue this sodden and forlorn, forgotten friend. Its edges revealed, I knew then It was not the frippery I had thought Lurching back, retching, I tumbled through legs, bags, Away from the abhorrence. I didn’t grieve it that dead rat I just left it there, all grey and flat.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 7/15/2014 10:28:00 PM
Kaye, your brush is majestic.. Congrats on your winner !
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Kaye Locke
Date: 7/16/2014 5:54:00 AM
Aww...thank you Dave.
Date: 7/13/2014 3:40:00 PM
Wow!!!!What a picture you paint,Kaye. Thanks for sharing. bfn Lainie
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Kaye Locke
Date: 7/16/2014 5:53:00 AM
Thanks so much Lainie, glad you liked it!
Date: 7/13/2014 11:34:00 AM
Congratulations on a very fine well-deserved win, Kaye! Beautiful write!
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Kaye Locke
Date: 7/13/2014 12:55:00 PM
Many thanks Pandita. Very excited to get a mention! K
Date: 7/8/2014 6:52:00 PM
You gave me the hee bee gee bees ...lol...Rats and I don't get along...wonderful Tim
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Kaye Locke
Date: 7/9/2014 3:11:00 AM
hehee...sorry 'bout that Tim! Don't worry it wasn't a real rat...only a love one!!