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pussy willow poem
Posted by: Tiffany (---.proxy.aol.com)
Date: January 14, 2005 02:24AM

Today I just foundout my grandma only has a few weeks left to live, she has alstimers. She used to summer school me when i was in second grade and she taught me this poem. Im not sure if i have all the words.

They call them pussy willows but theres not a cat to see
except there furry little toes that stick out from the tree
every spring it worries me it seems i can not find
thoughs pussy cats that ran away and left there toes behind.

PLEASE HELP ME!!!!
*she may have wrote it but I am pretty sure she didn't.


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Re: pussy willow poem
Posted by: lg (---.ca.charter.com)
Date: January 14, 2005 02:31AM

THE WILLOW CATS
--Margaret Widdemer

They call them pussy-willows,
But there's no cat to see
Except the little furry toes
That stick out on the tree:
I think that very long ago,
When I was just born new,
There must have been whole pussy-cats
Where just the toes stick through----
And every Spring it worries me,
I cannot ever find
Those willow-cats that ran away
And left their toes behind!

Les


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