The Cat and the Chair

by Mary E. Lowd

March 31, 2021

If to arise you desire
Without earning my ire
Then answer thee
These riddles three…

Why are you a fool?
How are you such a fool?
When will this foolishness end?

Your answers are wrong
Now sing me a song
As you play the part of a chair
I have been more than fair

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

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