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Pilgrimage Of The Ersatz Russian Blue

We thought mistakenly it was a Russian Blue
This misconception gave value to her too
A stray cat to kitty transformation
Despite understanding the white spot more

Uncle Al's Legacy Rewrite

No one in my family ever touched his hand
Yet reading holds many treasures
Given for the price of time
So Albert Schweitzer's life has touched mine.

Baton Phalanx

Even in training the sound stops you
A mechanical grunt as on line they thrust forward
The young armed with batons sanctioned by authority
Like fencers practicing the forward thrust

Acceptable To The Defense

I was acceptable to the defence
But not the prosecution
Which in this particular case
Needed a light switch

Quiet House

Quiet house
Clock clicks
Dog sighs
Cat snores

Hole In The Heart

Life deals cards
One of the worst is the hole in the heart
If you discard a heart of hardness
You may pick up a hole in the heart

Day In And Day Out

Sometimes just day in and day out
Leaves very little about which to shout.
The ordinariness which is our days
May be the tribute to that something

Pedigreed Pencil

My friend gave me a pencil with a pedigree
He did not know it only partially mattered to me
Writes just fine as does this other yet
I am still grateful for the gift

New Year's Eve At An Early Morning Mall

Sitting in the mall I watch the folks pass
The kids texting on their phones
Sipping a stronger than expected Starbucks
Debating the wisdom of the item at Sears

Two Apostles Of Life

During the great Crisis of Missles
When Kennedy quite wislely over rode his generals
Khruschev rushed to say we had a deal
Another wisdom was upheld: 'Make sure they see you coming.'

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