Adeline Foster

(Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

Poems of Adeline Foster

101. MARTIN’S STAND-OFF 4/4/2013
102. Maternal Seasons 8/29/2007
103. Memories Of Childhood Are Sometimes Only Knowledge Later Learned 9/26/2013
104. Memory Is A Cheating Thing 10/27/2008
105. MIRROR MIRROR 3/22/2012
106. MITIGATION 9/14/2012
107. Moment Of Life 7/3/2012
108. MOTHER'S CHAIR 2/27/2012
109. Nam's Unmourned 10/25/2008
110. NIGHT SHIFT 12/23/2008
111. NOUNS 2/18/2010
112. O Night 9/17/2007
113. OF DANDELIONS AND TEARS 7/1/2010
114. One Gift 8/27/2007
115. PROLONGED SORROW 3/1/2010
116. Reciprocality * 7/12/2013
117. Shell-Shock 4/21/2011
118. SKID MARKS 10/10/2008
119. Smoke From the Chimney* 11/9/2012
120. Sonnet Beyond Love 8/14/2007

The Cat is Free

The cat is free;
No tether he
Will wear in circumspect.

Ah but the eyes
And jealous cries
We hold in dire respect.

Disdains the call,
A prison wall
Will never him attract.

Yet he betrays
His freedom's ways
For one kind word and pat.

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