To Tia

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    Poem Commentary

    Years ago, at my alma mater, a coed stalked the  halls of learning, and riveted guys with tales of her cat, Hamartia, Koine for "sin." In my mind the two belonged blended together, for she was as feline as her cherished pet. Her favorite smell: essence of skunk spray. Arby was only 5 feet, but what power she welded over our thoughts through her beauty and her mystery! I wonder where she is today.

    To Tia

     

    To Tia, her feline majesty-

    regal, independant aire,

    Seen through flights of fantasy

    reclining on her chaise d’or chair.

     

    Aloof, withdrawn, yet crying out

    in hungry little kitten cries

    To echo past last dimming doubt

    until I know and realize-

     

    She’s kitten jinxed and cat complacent

    seeming smug and so secure,

    Sees the world through shrouded casement

    and what she sees, she’s never sure.

     

    But, how her eyes of liquid blue

    draw me, beg that I respond to her,

    Caress her hidden, bidden private view;

    No cries, no words now, just a purr.


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    BraveMoon commented on To Tia

    08-28-2009

    Harv, an Egyptian delight!

    Charlie23 commented on To Tia

    08-27-2009

    Another great write! Your wording always flows so well!

    Hampton commented on To Tia

    08-27-2009

    A delight to read even if you weren't a cat lover, which I am and as always Harver your word crafting is in a class by itsself..

    captaininsight commented on To Tia

    08-27-2009

    A wonderful work . Flows beautifully , wondefull imagrey and a lovely denuement. "Eloquent" I'd say

    HarverTomsson

    08/27/2009

    Many thanks, captain.

    Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion.

    T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.

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