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Words Are Like Cats

Photo by Alice Feigel on Unsplash

Words are like cats disguised as biddable children.
We think we are in charge of the words and the cats.

We assume our wishes will be unquestionably obeyed.
Such simpletons we are , living in a fool’s paradise!

The wise know that both words and cats choose their own way.
Beautiful they may…



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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.