Stevie Smith

(20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971 / Kingston upon Hull)

Conviction (Iii) - Poem by Stevie Smith

The shadow was so black,
I thought it was a cat,
But once in to it
I knew it
No more black
Than a shadow's back.

Illusion is a freak
Of mind;
The cat's to seek.

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  • Rookie - 45 Points Colleen Courtney (5/18/2014 11:53:00 AM)

    Illusion is a freak of mind. Isn't that the truth? ! ? ! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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