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Author Name: Freeoldguy 2 Comments
Date Added: May 06, 2012 09:05:53 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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The Hunter
He sits.
Watching all.
Stealthily watching.
And when the time comes,
he steps gently, ever so carefully,
so as not to cause a single leaf to stir.
Not a breeze can alter his determination.
An unheard noise ... and his taunt body springs.
What caused this action, breaking his stance?
A mouse?  Bird?  A snake! ... I hope not.
What was in his mind this morn,
so determined his cause?
He chased the wind?
He stops ... stands,
Frozen again.
He sits.
Author's Notes:
Three moles, two birds, a garden hose tie wire and hundreds of dead leaves.
(leaves, caught on the fly, not simply picked up off the ground)
Our great Orange Hunter/Foot Warmer.
"Sherman Potter" Myers
Our new cat.  Our pound kitty
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAeon Onopka on May 12, 2012 08:44:55 PM Report
Very well done. The imagery is splendid, and I am a lover of cats.



Aeon


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on May 6, 2012 07:07:26 PM Report
This is  just awesome a story well written.... (Smilessss




 


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