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By Luis M. Mendez
Beautifully spoiled creatures
Companions in moments of solitude
I try to learn from their
Cats can be very enjoyable creatures
Creatures of silence, egotistical,
at time selfish, most of the time cuddly
There is no "heel!" or "stay!"
in their vocabulary
In silence that's transcendental
and pivotal in every moment of
their lives, they will let you know
what is agreeable to them!
Whatever I am I become whatever
My life, not perfection...Silence
Uncommon and uncanny my cats
deliver more than what I give them!
Exercise for us is a drug
for my cats, exercise is a quiet, lazy
Summer afternoon or winter or morning...
How much they can teach with their...
(c) Luis M. Méndes
These two poems have "silence" as a central theme, the one we follow because of the dictates of our condition and the other we learn from those beautiful creatures called "cats".
To my beautiful Lola and Flora, for their company, love and...silence!
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