Eunice de Souza

(1940 - / Pune / India)

Advice To Women - Poem by Eunice de Souza

Keep cats
if you want to learn to cope with
the otherness of lovers.
Otherness is not always neglect -
Cats return to their litter trays
when they need to.
Don't cuss out of the window
at their enemies.
That stare of perpetual surprise
in those great green eyes
will teach you
to die alone.

Comments about Advice To Women by Eunice de Souza

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (3/1/2018 3:55:00 AM)

    Otherness is not always neglected. From cats many things can be learnt. Great green eyes teach many more things. An amazing perceptional poem is wisely penned...10 (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 1, 2018

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