Dead Poets Live
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Dead Poets Live

Long and Tall and Mostly Clear

A Series of Window Poems

#1 — The Cats

© Dennett

My window is a porch screen,
long and tall and mostly clear,
with handy cat-perching places,
including a ladder commandeered
by the cross-eyed feline to be his throne
while squirrels scamper beyond his reach
and birds nibble on avian kibble
scattered on patio concrete,
bordered by flowers I try to grow,
sometimes finding



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