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June 16, 2010
By inksplatters21 SILVER, Mason, Ohio
inksplatters21 SILVER, Mason, Ohio
6 articles 0 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Character is how you live when no one is watching."

In front of me, sitting restlessly, is the finest of felines,
The grandest of the grand,
The most cordial of cats:
Flicking a wire tail, dipped in black coating.
Fur as soft as
Sweet words.
Minute claws flex, digging into the carpet.
The feline sits with a half moon arched back, proudly puffing out his chest.
He is covered with fur the color of fine sand stretching over the beach.
Ocean blue eyes adorn a triangle face;
The marble eyes pierce the mask I wear,
Seeing past my façade, they see straight into my soul.
Alert midnight black ears twitch and turn like a satellite;
Detecting every flutter of bird wings,
Every slight foot daring to tread upon his carpet,
Every drip escaping a squeaky faucet,
Every word I confide in him.

The author's comments:
I'm not usually a cat person, but I met a cat who I fell in love with.

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on Oct. 4 2010 at 8:57 pm
Writer4Life_21 SILVER, No Where, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
"If you don't know where your going, you will end up someplace else." - Yogi Bera

Your a great writer! i loved all of the description! keep writing

on Aug. 19 2010 at 9:31 pm
KirstynAlexandra PLATINUM, Baltimore, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
\"I\'m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can\'t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don\'t deserve me at my best.\"
— Marilyn Monroe

Imagination is more important than knowledge...
Albert Einstein

really cool. i like how u described the cat and its mannerisms in such a creative and interesting way :)

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on Aug. 10 2010 at 10:44 am
Goofy GOLD, Littleton, Colorado
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THIS IS GREAT!!! I loved the description. I could picture the entire scene in my head.

on Aug. 4 2010 at 5:54 pm
starlight26 GOLD, Miramar, Florida
11 articles 7 photos 174 comments

Favorite Quote:
*life isnt about pretending to be something you're not. It about being who you are and finding someone
who loves every bit of it."

"Life's tradegy is that we get old too soon and wise too late"

BEAUTIFUL detail! I luved it!

on Jul. 29 2010 at 4:41 pm
PaolaC. PLATINUM, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
21 articles 3 photos 41 comments
I'm not much of a cat person either but their eyes are so beautiful. Thank you for your words.

on Jul. 27 2010 at 4:06 pm
WritingLoverForever PLATINUM, Bowling Green, Ohio
32 articles 2 photos 198 comments

Favorite Quote:
It's not about success; it's about significance.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.

I love kitties SO much! I have 3 ragdoll cats in the house and they are the sweetest things. And this poem is exactly what I think of my cats. Great job. :)

on Jul. 27 2010 at 2:51 pm
Thesilentraven PLATINUM, Mableton, Georgia
40 articles 2 photos 1632 comments

Favorite Quote:
"il piu nell' uno," (according to Emerson, an Italian expression for beauty)

"Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality" ~Emily Dickinson

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain"
~Kahlil Gibran

This was a delightful poem, and the descriptions were amazing. It was truly one of the best pieces of poetry I've read on this website.

I'm definitely a cat person.

on Jul. 27 2010 at 10:19 am
inksplatters21 SILVER, Mason, Ohio
6 articles 0 photos 84 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Character is how you live when no one is watching."

Thank you, your comments mean a lot

on Jul. 25 2010 at 9:49 am
OfficialApprover PLATINUM, Orefield, Pennsylvania
48 articles 0 photos 1752 comments

Favorite Quote:
Grab life by the balls. -Slobberknocker
We cannot change the cards we're dealt just how we play the hand
Experience is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted
It's pretty easy to be smart when you're parroting smart people
-Randy Pausch

This was beautiful, your descriptions are amazing, and the lines flow perfectly.  Incredible.