Daily Archives: September 20, 2016

Last Word To A Dumb Friend
Cat and Lady They were at play, she and her cat, And it was marvellous to mark The white paw and the white hand pat Each other in the deepening dark. The stealthy little lady hid Under her mittens’ silken sheath Her deadly agate nails that thrid The silk-like dagger points of death. The cat purred primly and drew in Her claws that were of steele filed thin: The devil was in it all the same. And in the boudoir, […]

Cat And Lady ~ Paul Verlaine