MUSINGS

The poet muses: I wonder
if a cat purrs when no one
is in the same room.
I suppose we could put in
a microphone and find out.
Schrodinger comments:
if there is no microphone
the cat is purring and
the cat is not purring,
and what is the half-
life of a poem.

First Published in the 2005 Scars Publications Poetry Wall Calendar

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