Yowl: Selected Poems about Cats

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Anyone who has or has known a cat will find a familiar portrait somewhere in this easy-to-love book. Yowl is an uplifting anthology of verse that touches on love, friendship, aging, and the unique relationship that forms between cat and owner. Yowl features poetry by Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ogden Nash, John Keats, Denise Levertov, May Sarton, Pablo Neruda, William Jay Smith, Jorge Luis Borges, May Swenson, William Carlos Williams, and many more. ...
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Overview

Anyone who has or has known a cat will find a familiar portrait somewhere in this easy-to-love book. Yowl is an uplifting anthology of verse that touches on love, friendship, aging, and the unique relationship that forms between cat and owner. Yowl features poetry by Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Ogden Nash, John Keats, Denise Levertov, May Sarton, Pablo Neruda, William Jay Smith, Jorge Luis Borges, May Swenson, William Carlos Williams, and many more.

Author Biography: Ferris Cook is an artist/illustrator of 13 books. She lives in upstate New York with her husband.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780641565502
  • Publisher: Bulfinch Press
  • Publication date: 9/14/2001
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 6.88 (w) x 8.04 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

To a Cat 3
Cat 5
The Cat to His Dinner 6
Ode to the Cat 8
#55 14
A Cat's Conscience 16
Sonnet to a Cat 18
The Kitten 20
The Cat as Cat 23
The Cats 24
Little Cats 26
Catalog 27
For a Deaf Angora Cat 30
To Winky 32
Poem 35
Luxury 36
Cats 38
The Tom-Cat 40
What the Whiskers Measure 43
You Know How a Cat 44
On the Death of a Cat 46
She sights a Bird--she chuckles-- 49
Cat & the Weather 50
Black Cat 53
Catnip and Dogwood 54
Curiosity 57
The Kilkenny Cats 59
Credits 61
Acknowledgments 63
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