|Photo by Yathin S Krishnappa, on Wikimedia Commons|
THE CAT'S SONG
by Marge Piercy
You feed me, I try to feed you, we are friends,
says the cat, although I am more equal than you.
Can you leap twenty times the height of your body?
Can you run up and down trees? Jump between roofs?
"QUICK! QUICK! ..."
The cat's been sick.