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noine lives: what gives?

ok, i lied. my
cat died yesterday -- but, really,
i don't have a cat.

haizenkryu #3
written 05/28/08

4 Jul 08

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lie forms a circle with all the other lies joining in or emerging from the first.
otherwise this is simple and cute
 — nisetru

is cute always simple?

can anyone be complicatedly cute?
 — RonRon

i hope you guys were double-visioned enough to
see the NONE LIVES and NINE LIVES there.

hi and thank so very much for the kind words.
lies, just like any good thing, ripple out eternally --
which is a very cute simplicity in reality.

nice username. well, it's always one of two things.
or both this and that. and we can only do so much
most of the time. yeah, complicatedly simple and cute.
thanks for stopping by.
: )
 — fractalcore

on a more profound level, after analyzing it, i realized this poem says more than a debate upon lying, it is the truth, that none lives eternally; the eternal debate is whether cats have nine lives, yet nothing is eternal, and such is the owning of a cat
 — nisetru

thanks for the comeback, nisetru.

the allusion to the fact that everything's eternal
makes whatever is said in the piece a lie as that
fact will hold true whether i have a cat or not and
whether cats have only 9 lives or more.
: )
 — fractalcore

Wow this sounds like a public service announcement for spaying and neutering!
 — PrudIsDaWay


well, the announcement is a hoax.
they're actually selling cat humerus
stuffed with herb and you're not s'posed
to light the damn thing up nor leave
with it.

but you leave and live  anyway.
we all do.

written 07/15/08
http://poetrycritic al.net/read/49481/
thanks, PrudIsDaWay.
: )
 — fractalcore