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A Royal Visitor (Ode to an Unknown Cat)
by Connie Hinnen Cook

Monday, September 30, 2002

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Wouldst thou but deem me worthy
to stroke thy regal head...
Or find my pillow soft enough
to grace my meager bed.

Couldst thou be coaxed
with bowl of milk,
a tidbit rare,
or bed of silk...

Your willing servant
I would be
if thou couldst find
some need of me.

Alas, my ploys are all in vain ~
your eyes regard me with disdain.
Though gifts upon thee I wouldst heap,
You take your leave
in
one
grand
leap!

--Connie

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Reviewed by Connie Faust 8/16/2006
Glad to find this one. Well done! I'm sending this and Sammi-girl to my feline-loving friend, Susi K. She'll love them!

Connie
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 10/8/2002
Reminds me of the stray I befriended some years ago. I wrote a poem about him called, "His Royal Grayness" Being a cat lover is challenging. - Vic
Reviewed by Lisa Cannons 10/1/2002
I was wondering where my cat thomas had gotten to! tell him hi from us ok! :-)
loved it!
lisa
Reviewed by C. Gourlay (Reader) 10/1/2002
sweet... love cats and you have captured their supperior nature so appropriately. wonderful!
Reviewed by Dens Dreamweaver (Reader) 9/30/2002
LOL I see you have met my Tigger.. ;)
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 9/30/2002
Heeeheee!!!!! Cats always have their own mind. They make their own decision and cannot be coaxed or enticed into anything.

Sandie Angel :o) / May Lu $*_*$
Reviewed by Vicky Jeter 9/30/2002
Connie, Connie, this is Wonderful! I really like that you wrote it from a sense of
true esteem in the experience of the cat--who are we to define them as "stray."
Vicky
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