A Kitten At Heart

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There’s still a kitten
hiding somewhere
inside that sixteen year old cat.
His Christmas present
– bluebird that shoots a laser dot –
entices leaps into the air
and batting practice normally seen
in a much younger creature.
And Sam is not alone.
I have to believe that 
given the right impetus, 
that core of playfulness
and wonder is in each of us. 
Irrespective of age, just waiting
for an opportunity to burst forth.

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About Mary Jane

I am a retired English teacher. My husband, Frank, and I have lived on Cape Cod since 2000. I am a lifelong bread baker and writer and have been posting a blog on Falmouth Patch for the last few years. Savory Seasons has been largely devoted to recipes and food in general. I am hoping to expand my focus in this new blog.
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