Puddle Portal

by Mary E. Lowd

March 21, 2021

What is this?
What is this?
No mere mud puddle!
Not to be understood by you,
Mere mortal!

Only the glowing eyes
Of a knowing cat
Can see
Deeply enough to divine
A path to other worlds so fine
Hidden in the murky water

A shimmering portal!

Now if only
Splashing paws can find it

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From the book:  Some Words Burn Brightly: An Illuminated Collection of Poetry

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