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Ode To The Cat

Rating: 4.3
The animals were imperfect,
long-tailed,
unfortunate in their heads.
Little by little they
put themselves together,
making themselves a landscape,
acquiring spots, grace, flight.
The cat,
only the cat
appeared complete and proud:
he was born completely finished,
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: animal
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COMMENTS
Carol Williams 22 December 2020
I love this and can relate to its theme. The language really drew me in. Thank you
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D M 20 August 2019
The dog is a disorientated lion? Mine is terrified of everything.
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Superfluffyliz 22 February 2018
Captures the essence of Cat purrfectly! !
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A lovely poem. However, having read the original, Spanish version, I find this translation to be a little choppy and awkward. It translates a few things a bit too literally or uses cognates instead of more accurate wording.
9 5 Reply
Timo Tuominen 29 October 2015
So true, so beautiful!
21 4 Reply

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