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Society by Samantha Carter It's funny how we often shun those who don't make us feel happy or good or comfortable. What about thos... [90 words]
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Running (Away?) by Samantha Carter The title should be sufficient explanation. [47 words]
Jeremiah by Olef Ransom Saulles A ballad concerning man and meaning. [378 words]
I May Not Be by Arthur Henry Isaacson Examination of Perception of Existence. [140 words]
First Time by Arthur Henry Isaacson First Lovemaking [41 words]
Death By Poseidon by Samantha Carter This is not so much a straight-forward poem as it is a puzzle, or a mind game. It presents tw... [78 words]
Counterfeit Angel by Lena Glasgow - [142 words]
Bracing The Ninja by Rachel Kewin - [177 words]
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Angel Wings Of Paper by Samantha Carter Remnants of childhood abuse. Find the main them written in all the centered words - read e... [82 words]
After Love by Arthur Henry Isaacson Sharing a bed with someone that no longer loves you. [121 words]
A Pointless Search by Samantha Carter A poem about a confused lover looking for his/her mate, but in all the wrong places and all ... [123 words]
A Fostered Dream by Samantha Carter Sometimes, giving up and hoping for the worst is easier than facing what you are afraid of. Th... [171 words]
Memoirs Of A Water Molecule by Richard Lynch - [333 words]
The Canister by Fizzgig McArthur - [56 words]
Love's Other Vocabulary by Diane Lynn This is an image of the aspects of all the stages one goes through when getting over th... [39 words]
Ode De Toilette by Richard Lynch - [153 words]
The Housecat
Waiting For You by Richard Lynch - [164 words]
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Poetry Of Abuse And Healing by Sam Vaknin Poems of abuse and healing written by Sam Vaknin, the author of "Malignant Self Lov... [826 words]
What A Pair (Ex-Husbands And Old Shoes) by Richard Koss A symbolic poem comparing ex-husbands and old shoes. Some women divorc... [326 words]
I Thought... (A Collection) by Rose Trimovski I Thought... - It's a sad poem. More Than Friends - It talks about a guy a girl lov... [380 words]
A Shade Of Love by Justin Justin This short poem is basically a cynics view of love and possibly the inevitable costs of giving ... [44 words]
To Know by Jennifer Nobile Raymond Ah...falling in love! [51 words]
Revisitation Du Beaudelaire by Laurette M Laliberté Delouise This is a tribute to a poet I discovered late in life, after an english professor o... [189 words]
Problems by Rose Trimovski It isn't really rhyming or anything but it talks about problems and ways to handle them. [74 words]
Tears Of Forgiveness by Rose Trimovski It's a sad song. [92 words]
A Million... by ~Blythe~ - [178 words]
Private Contemplation by ~Blythe~ - [157 words]
Me. Myself. I. by Li Who am I, I don't know! And I don't intend to find out. [97 words]
Upon Meeting The Devil by Laurette M Laliberté Delouise It is a short poem about a dream (nightmare, really) that I had. I wrote it as soon as I... [67 words]
Lime by Lime This is about how you only understand things when its time. [72 words]
Frenetic Thoughts, A Collection by ~Blythe~ Frenetic Thoughts - About selfish love. Love that only exists because either or... [1039 words]
Only In Dreams, A Collection by Lissa N Metz-Gomez Only In Dreams Tell Me The Coming Storm [172 words]

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TITLE (EDIT)
The Housecat
DESCRIPTION
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[40 words]
AUTHOR
Richard Lynch
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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[July 2000]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (7)
Carrier Waves (Poetry) - [584 words]
Douglas Cliche Part Two (Poetry) - [255 words]
Memoirs Of A Water Molecule (Poetry) - [333 words]
Ode De Toilette (Poetry) - [153 words]
The First With My Last (Poetry) A man's first time with the last woman he'll ever be with. [138 words]
The Saga Of Douglas Cliche - Part One (Poetry) Part one of a series. [243 words]
Waiting For You (Poetry) - [164 words]
The Housecat
Richard Lynch

I am a cat
That's where it's at
But none shall hear my roar
I roam the house
And chase the mouse
But there is nothing more
No hunger pangs
No sharpened fangs
No jungle prey I've chased
My water hole
Is just a bowl
My skills have gone to waste

 

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"succinct... no wasted words... economy of movement...that's where it's at (G)" -- Jac Howard.
"We all have our place on this earth... Some of us are stifled.. all of us have choices... All of us could "settle" or rebel.... Many of us could change or be changed... Most of us should find joy in the moment... and appreciate our freedom of choice or we will be like the cat, locked into a life we did not choose... wasting our abilities when we could have put them to use... As human beings, we find the door to escape with our excuses... As animals we conform (with excuses) to be loved and sheltered ..." -- Helen, Marietta, GA, USA.
"I like this poem I love cats." -- Jeanette .
"Metaphor for people who don't dare chase their dreams; too risky. But the housecat has no choice. Very meaningful for those who are afraid..." -- Sandy Daley, Los Angeles, Calif, Orange.

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© 2000 Richard Lynch
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
July 2000
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