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A Catís Death
by Erin E Kelly-Moen
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I saw a cat, dead,
Beside the road,
Almost knowing
It was one of ours.

I saw that cat, dead,
In my mind,
As I quickly ran
To the store.

I saw my cat, dead,
As I stopped,
On the way back.
It wasnít my cat.

Its eyes were dead.

It was my cat...

Erin Elizabeth Kelly-Moen
© Copyright 2/25/06†††

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead

poignant read

Reviewed by Bill Brent
Robert's brief review states my reaction more succinctly. Still....

IMO, this conveys a stirring sense of mystery, suspense, and some degree of identification with the owner of the dead cat, even with the animal itself. Seeing any dead creature on the road disturbs me too. I admire your ability to capture your experience -- you convey a lot of power in these scant few lines.

--Bill
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Hope the kids don't see it...I hate seeing any animals at the side of the road...Ed
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Erin,

Stirring write--had a moment of panic and then relief when I read it wasn't yours. Wondering about the dead eyes, though--blind? Excellent.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Excellent write! Very well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by jude forese
all life and death belongs to everyone ...

conceptually stirring write, Erin ...
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