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A Cat in the Sun

In praise of indolence

Photo by Stephanie Moody on Unsplash

Which is more in love?
The cat with the sun,
or the sun with the cat?

Both indulge, without guilt,
the pleasure of indolence,
ignoring the press of time.

A gift both rare and fine.
A blessing we scorn yet secretly seek
in the fury and fret of…



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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.