Literary cats;

Penny Sparkle

There are cats and cats. – Denis Diderot
 
Patricia Highsmith with “Ripley”
 
 W.H. Auden with “Pangur”
“Pangur, white Pangur, How happy we are
Alone together, scholar and cat.” 
 
 Aldous Huxley with “Limbo”
 
“No man ever dared to manifest his boredom so insolently as does a Siamese tomcat when he yawns in the face of his amorously importunate wife.” – Aldous Huxley
Sylvia Plath with “Daddy”
“And I a smiling woman. 
I am only thirty. 
And like the cat I have nine times to die.”
Doris Lessing with “Black Madonna”
 
 Samuel Beckett with “Murphy” and “Watt”
 
 
 Mark Twain with “Huckleberry”
 
George Bernard Shaw with “Pygmalion”
 
 William Carlos Williams with “Adam and Eve”
 
As the cat
by William Carlos Williams
As the cat
climbed over
the top of

the jamcloset
first the right
forefoot

carefully
then the hind
stepped down
into the…

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