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Adopted Strays

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They fill my every shelf and every basket.
My sock drawer holds more of them than socks.
My closet overflows with them – I cannot open the door
Without getting a toe or two smashed by their fall.
They stack against the wall and in the corners,
Spreading like a plague beneath the bed.
They function as side-tables and doorstops,
And sometimes stray even into the hall.
I cannot keep them under control at all,
And just when it seems they are finally in hand
A few more wander through the door,
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Rajaram Ramachandran 16 April 2007
What a suspense till the end. I was guessing some insect all over, until the last word 'books' A nice presentation of your talent.
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Raymond Wright 16 April 2007
Sounds as though you have been to my house! ~Ray
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