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Poem. To My Cat. by Rev Charles Potter.

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You have a life of your own I know:
And I can only guess in what pathless wilderness your catly imagination heads, beyond those humanised flowerbeds:
But sooner or later I know: You’ll find your way home.

I have a life of my own, you know:
And only a strange surmise in those curious boot button eyes, can follow me through the closing door into the world’s unresting road:
And sooner or later You know: I’ll find my way home.

For there is a life that we share we two: when we sit beside the fire, and our random thoughts conspire, to carry us back, both cat and man to that far-off garden where life began
And sooner or later We know: We shall find our way home.

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That's a lovely poem and it captures the relationship between a cat and it's owner perfectly.

25 Apr, 2017

 

Very apt. I wish Hywel could see it.

25 Apr, 2017

 

I thought that too when I put it on. Hope he's ok. I expect he might see it one day. Glad you all like it.

26 Apr, 2017

amy
Amy
 

I loved this Ff ,it almost brought tears thinking about our late much loved Marmalade .....

29 Sep, 2017

 

So many loved cats now in the earth --they have found their way home too.

29 Sep, 2017

 

Glad you liked the poem, Amy. Sorry you lost your cat. I often think back over all the cats I have owned down the years, each an individual in its own right. Gone but not forgotten. Thank you for your comment Stera. Seems you have lost cats too, as well as dogs.

3 Oct, 2017

 

Only last week Feverfew. Now three in the flower beds.

3 Oct, 2017

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