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Upon Seeing Himself in a Mirror | Paths I Have Walked

kitten looking at himself in a mirror
Who is that kitten?

He / doesn’t know, of course, it is / himself he sees, for he / senses himself in a different way,…

It’s hard to believe I wrote this poem five years ago, but I’m so glad I captured the moment for Smokie, now Basil. This is how he has greeted every other frightened foster who came after him.

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