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No More Cat

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We agonised. We argued over what to say.
Should, could we, burden them with truth?
Or lie, and say it ran away.
That way lies peace, for us.
Honesty makes liars of us.
'She was ours forever, ' they'd say,
'You told us she had nine lives.'

Own up. Point out too soon what's what
and a thief joins the list.

Steal their wonderment and our
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Michael Shepherd 08 May 2005

Nice writhe-making parental point. Hindus, I believe, say that we should avoid speaking the unpleasant truth and the pleasant untruth...

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