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See No Evil

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See No Evil


She adored her old, crepuscular cat, 
Penumbra, and could see no evil in 
his ways, visceral, quick to hiss at
strangers, cynical of almost everyone,
jealousy in him was always overdone.
Desultory, and all it constituted 
exuberant, only when it suited, 
his needs were opulent, never spare.
Halcyon days with kind deeds unrefuted,
his sonorous purrs were like a morning prayer.

For silent One's: See No Evil Contest
Written 1/31/16

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 2/11/2016 12:47:00 PM
Why, Thank you Suz, the winter look avatar's going to go with a poem, I will post later today or tomorrow. Titled "Old Lady" :) thanks for the reply. Linda
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Date: 2/6/2016 9:00:00 PM
Well, Suz, I am glad to see you more these days, I remember there was a long while, you would only visit on random days. I am so glad I am seeing more of you around the soup. trust, me I smile every time I see your friendly name. Thank you for the reply. LINDA
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/11/2016 12:44:00 PM
Great to see you Linda: Loving your winter avatar.
Date: 2/6/2016 9:38:00 AM
Suz, Congratulations on your "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" ten-word challenge WIN!" Love LINDA
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/6/2016 2:06:00 PM
Thanks Linda: It is fun to try these contests. It does keep me writing for sure. SuZ
Date: 2/3/2016 12:42:00 PM
here again to send my congrats, dear suZ... huggs!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/6/2016 2:07:00 PM
Thanks Nette: I appreciate your visits. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 2/2/2016 10:45:00 PM
Suzanne,, Congrats on your ten-word challenge WIN. ** SKAT **
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Date: 2/6/2016 2:12:00 PM
Thanks Skat: We miss you, SuZ
Date: 2/2/2016 6:31:00 PM
Congratulations on your win!
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/2/2016 10:01:00 PM
Thanks Susan: I appreciate your thoughtful comment. SuZ
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/2/2016 7:10:00 PM
Thanks Susan: I appreciate your thoughtful comment. SuZ
Date: 2/2/2016 3:50:00 PM
I LOVE this one. I wonder what rating you got from SO. This is a top one for ME
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/2/2016 4:00:00 PM
Sending a Soupmail ......
Date: 2/2/2016 10:42:00 AM
Sounds exactly like my cat, Bella. Loved it, Suzanne, and congratulations.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/6/2016 2:11:00 PM
Glad you enjoyed it, Lin: Bella sounds like one great kitty. SuZ
Date: 2/2/2016 9:19:00 AM
Suzanne, you have wittily described every cat I've ever known.
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Date: 2/2/2016 7:02:00 PM
Thanks James: I appreciate your encouragement. SuZ
Date: 2/1/2016 12:48:00 AM
Indeed cat 'like' thoughts. lol in contest
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Date: 1/31/2016 11:57:00 PM
Very well written, Suzanne. Best of luck in the contest. T.J
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/6/2016 2:10:00 PM
Thanks Teppo: I have seen cats like this but mine have always been sweet and friendly. Lol SuZ
Date: 1/31/2016 7:38:00 PM
What a cat! x
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 1/31/2016 8:11:00 PM
Thanks Mystic Rose: Quite a conundrum isn't he?
Date: 1/31/2016 4:41:00 PM
This is indeed an excellent piece. Good luck within......A.M.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 1/31/2016 6:51:00 PM
Thanks Afolabi: I appreciate your kind words. SuZ
Date: 1/31/2016 3:55:00 PM
Silent One is going to have a headache over this contest. I wonder who will be first. Hope you'll be there too. Victor
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Date: 1/31/2016 4:42:00 PM
Lol! Your word cause it.
Date: 1/31/2016 2:03:00 PM
great choice of words and fine write, suZ... huggs
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 1/31/2016 2:19:00 PM
Thanks Nette. First dizain I have tried. Writing in form seems to add a discipline that brings a poem you may never have written, Mysterious, yes? SuZ