A Poem by Elephants & Coyotes

Half-breed kitty cat,
Mewing through the gate,

"Too few marbles in your bag,
To paw over this way?

I ain't got no mites in my fur,
Just spots my mama gave me.

We even moved into this yard,
And out that dirty alley. 

Excuse my rasp,
From the sharp, sharp glass,
That stuck in my throat last summer. 

A kind ol' woman took it out for me,
But, left a piece - though, I forgive her.

I promise I'll be fair,
If I can play,
And paw at your pretty marbles.

I'm a kitty cat too,
Like the lot of you,

Just as kitty,
And, just as able." 


"Oh, I'm not allowed,
To even join the crowd,
'cause my fur ain't as yellow as yours?

Well, I'm kitty cat queen -
Know what I mean?
This world will open up,
Better doors." 

© 2011 Elephants & Coyotes

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i really liked the analogy of the kittens, well done :)

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Added on July 24, 2011
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Tags: mixed race, teasing, discrimination, racism, kitty cats, cats, kittens, marbles, groups, cliques, crowd


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