House of Haiku
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House of Haiku

A Cat Feels No Guilt

Why should she?

Photo by Jan Kopřiva on Unsplash

A cat feels no guilt
for doing what a cat does
choosing its own way

If I ever return in this epoch-cycle-of-life-and- death, I want to come back as a cat. Not just any cat, mind you, but as a pampered and much-loved house cat, that most complacent of creatures.

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Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi

Deborah Barchi has recently retired from her career as a librarian and now has time to read, explore nature, and write poetry and essays.

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