The Cat and the Box

by Mary E. Lowd

March 12, 2021

Silky black
Like the night sky without stars
Or the depths of a cave without torches
The cat’s fur gleams

Wrapped in paper
Swaddled in cardboard
This wonderful package

No uncertainty here
No experiment in quantum physics
Just a cat

In a box

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

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