Acrobat

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Totally irrelevant photograph: Mt. Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling

I don’t suppose he would think of himself as an acrobat,

As anything special.

But I watch him measuring the distance by eye,

Before he gathers himself

And leaps,

Two…

Three…

Four feet into the depths

Down

To land on the tip of a tiny wooden post,

All four paws

Together.

 

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23 thoughts on “Acrobat

  1. Great photo Mick and nice poetry. Housesitting for a couple of cats at the moment so can relate to the acrobatics although the kitten here generally crashes into things and ends up tumbling to the floor.

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