The Cat and the Birdhouse

Mary E. Lowd

March 21, 2021

Wait for the birds
Where they’re sure to come
Home to roost

Crouch in a house
Much too small
Knowing you have but to wait

The birds will come
Surely they’ll come?

The cat in the birdhouse
Has only to wait
And wait
And wait

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

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