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NO CONTRACT Used to wonder where he was sometimes for days Thought I knew his quirky ways When I called him for dinner with tintap Now I know why he didn’t head for the cat flap He often ate dinner in another bowl My cat sat at another fire, warmed by other coal Rubbed against another soft-felt shoe Purred for another’s smiling face too. In that dog-eat-dog world there A cat ate anywhere After all he never promised you see Never signed a contract with me I mean were not married, no legal consent It was just a casual open arrangement Well, things happen as they may : Met the “other woman” one day - About the weather a friendly chat Of a sudden I said, oh there’s my cat, She said, and there’s mine too ! But there was only one cat in view. We quickly pooled our knowledge We didn’t need a degree from college We both whispered pushwoosh To attract “our” cat away from the thorn bush But he darted through the leaves And climbed up to the eaves And another woman’s arms pulled him in And cuddled him and tickled his chin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Written 2 August 2012 Entered in Poet ~ Destroyer's Contest Any poem you posted this week....

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Date: 8/10/2012 5:35:00 AM
Congratulations on your win in P.D.'s "Any Poem Week" contest Sidney. Love, Carol
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Date: 8/7/2012 5:45:00 PM
Cats are fickle but oh so smart! Congrats on your win, Sidney!! Love and Blessings, Rhonda
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Date: 8/6/2012 7:39:00 PM
An enchanting story about a fickle feline.
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Date: 8/5/2012 12:02:00 PM
Very good poem Syd.Congrats on your big win in PD's contest.
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Date: 8/5/2012 11:33:00 AM
Sidney congrats on your win, love it...David
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Date: 8/5/2012 11:12:00 AM
EXCELLENT!! Loved your poem, so gooood. Well done and congratulations on your win. Lee
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Date: 8/5/2012 8:47:00 AM
Loved this one immensely. Congratulations on the win.
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Date: 8/5/2012 7:49:00 AM
A belting win Sidney , well done xx
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Date: 8/4/2012 8:00:00 PM
Sidney;-) congratulations with your awesome poem of the week. Thanks for the contest support. LUV~ PD
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Sidney Beck
Date: 8/5/2012 3:09:00 AM
I am glad yo u liked my poem and thanks for the entertaining wishes