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19 Aug 2007

Some more Cat Haiku
Hi CS

Found a whole book full of cat haikue, called (apprioriately) "Cat Haiku" by Debora Coates.

My favourite:
Bif! Crash! I bounce off
The walls. I'm not crazy, I'm
Self-actualised.

ps.
Apologies for the post about me having mail that so vexed H25.

pps.
My 5 year old got over her fear of wolves to the extent that she now asks me to tell her the story of the boy who cried wolf at least once a day. And I must embroider on the theme and tell about further adventures - "Add some more words, mommy!"
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

What a very ingenious name for the book ! And "vexed" --- just the perfect word for that sentence, and one we really don't use enough ! And thanks for the wolf follow-up. Interesting that she now not only appreciates the message of the story, but is into embroidery. It reminds us how in the pre-TV era, story-telling was a primary art form, and we needed our elders to on the one hand always tell the same stories, re-assuringly, and to embroder them suitably each time, to make it just slightly different.
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