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Chat Perdu, a poster and a poem

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I saw this poster then wrote the poem:

O chat perdu
dear chat perdu
upon a light-pole poster
Your photo tells me plainly, you
despised your loving master

whose dainty flowered
(I see its leafy end)
undermined his best appeal;
he drove you round the bend

Your eyes malign
as do the lamps
of any cat worth knowing
all sentimental lullabies,
all love that leaves one owing

You're never coming back, it's plain
you're fine where now you prowl
comfortless, ecstatic, free
from Home's sweet horror foul

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