Poem: A Cat in the Dark

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A Cat in the Dark

A cat
in the dark.
Almost feral.
Its black-grey fur mottled with dust.
One eye crusted, pirate-like.
The other suspicious, and yet,
like all of us,
when the first hand reaches out
and pets him,

He purrs.

About this poem

This cat belongs to a Salvage Yard in Albany, New York.

Tom

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