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Wednesday, May 26, 2004
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[another cat poem, this time a sonnet]


Let Me Out
Sara L. Russell


"O let me out" the cat was heard to cry,
"Don't keep me from the things I love the most,
Release me where the Feathered Quarry fly,
Before the earth must end, and we are toast!
The Rodentkind at forage in the hay,
The Brush-Tailed Rats* rampaging in the trees,
The Great Outside is calling me to play
To run and chase these rare delicacies.
O let me out, me out, o let me go
Where no feline has dared to romp before;
To bare ferocious teeth before the foe,
Till I return (midnight) to the back door.
O let me out, to rule at Garden's End,
Be not my jailer; I will be your friend."



[*squirrels]


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Reviewed by jude forese 5/30/2004
well penned ... adorable ...
Reviewed by Robin Ouzman Hislop 5/29/2004
perhaps youv seen stray in saturns attire, if so youll be pleased to know that having got out by some miracle she came flouncing up the street in her long white hair & demanded entrance a few days ago & has taken up residence by the window, but cats are hunters & youv gotta let them out saludos
Reviewed by Lori Moore 5/28/2004
Cute write. Enjoyed.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 5/28/2004
Sara...such a cute write....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Meva Onyurt 5/28/2004
Sometimes We all cry out like that cat, arent we?;) Your sonnets are playful and fun to read. I salute you for you exquisite pen and imagination!
Meva
Reviewed by ya mama (Reader) 5/27/2004
my cat can relate to this poem
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 5/27/2004
An excellent sonnet - splendid, simply splendid!
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 5/27/2004
WONDERFUL sonnet, Sara...I liked your crafty dealing on the subject(Squirrel)...

Debashish
Reviewed by Jim Dunlap 5/26/2004
This is terrific. I love cats, and I hate squirrels, so I wouldn't lose a second's sleep over seeing a cat eat a squirrel. We used to eat them when I was a kid, actually. I didn't really care for them much, but they aren't all that bad to eat. Not good for much else, that I can think of, however.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 5/26/2004
This was so cute! I love my cat, and you just nailed this completely! Loved this,

Reindeer
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 5/26/2004
I have five cats.....so I can't keep them in all the time..This poem is great, it sounds just like Bindi..My oldest female cat...Hope you are doing well Sara.

Lovely work......ty, Dani
Reviewed by Anthony Hall 5/26/2004
Sara - that was great! Reminded me of my cats and my wife's pet rats. I'll have to post my 'Rodent Requiem' poem now. Look forward to reading more of your work.

Anthony
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 5/26/2004
(((sara)))

o, this is adorable! but the big bad world is hazardous to cats...keep them inside, where it's safe(r).

well done! love the imagery and this write!

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
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