Sheena Blackhall

Gold Star - 5,467 Points (18/8/1947 / Aberdeen)

Cats' Ears - Poem by Sheena Blackhall

How ugly our ears must seem to a cat!
How bald. How wrinkly. How pink. How flat.

For theirs are tapered, a furry thatch
That's lined with mother of pearl to catch
The dove's flight, fluffy as eiderdown...
Cat's ears are caverns where starlings drown.


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, February 7, 2010

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 7, 2010


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