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Saturday, March 10, 2012


my neighbor's
ancient cat . . .
I blink first

A slightly different version of this was left as a comment at Juliet's blog.


Blogger Karol Rosiak said...

Good one, Bill.


12:54 PM  
Blogger John McDonald said...

excellent Bill

12:07 AM  
Blogger Crafty Green Poet said...

This is brilliant and was such an appropriate comment on the photo of Dexter the farm cat on my blog.

6:54 AM  
Blogger Iris said...

you make me smile :) Bill

1:11 PM  
Blogger Monika said...

oh, me too I love it ! (Being such a cat lover...)

(But, once again, impossible to translate if we want to keep the order of the three lines.)

11:09 AM  
Blogger Magyar said...

Smiles, Bill!
Lovit! _m

the cat blinks
paws rubbed across its muzzle
spider web

1:51 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thanks for those comments. Competing with a cat is a mug's game.

8:21 AM  

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