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A Squillion Squiggles

I've been squiggled

So DKM has finished all of her squiggles and they are going out across the country… and the world! She made 167 squiggles. At 10 squiggles an hour, that’s 18 ferry boat rides of making squiggles! Thanks everyone who donated to our charity drive!

…and Victor – NO TICKLE TOES!


Celebrate Poetry Month


Midsummer
by Robert Fitzgerald

The adolescent night, breath of the town,
Porchswings and whispers, maple leaves unseen
Deploying moonlight quieter than a man dead
After the locust’s song. These homes were mine
And are not now forever, these on the steps
Children I think removed to many places,
Lost among hushed years, and so strangely known.

This business is well ended. If in the dark
The firefly made his gleam and sank therefrom,
Yet someone’s hand would have him, the wet grass
Bed him no more. From corners of the lawn
The dusk-white dresses flutter and are past.
Before our bed time there were things to say,
Remembering tree-bark, crickets, and the first star…

After, and as the sullenness of time
Went on from summer, here in a land alien
Made I my perfect fears and flower of thought:
Sleep being no longer swift in the arms of pain,
Revisitations are convenient with a cough,
And there is something I would say again
If I had not forever, if there were time.

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27 responses

  1. Wow! That’s a huge lot of squiggles! My human still thinks of them as bookmarks.

    She is looking forward to the Calico Cupboard. They were there a few years ago and she spent some money there. She is thinking she is owed at least one more birthday gift (hopefully it will be for me!)

    14-April-2008 at 7:51 pm

  2. you’re amazing dkm! :-)

    14-April-2008 at 7:51 pm

  3. Hee, hee, I amost didn’t see you unner der, Sophia, cept for those CUTE toesies!

    14-April-2008 at 8:45 pm

  4. I would just love to jump in that pile! It is soOO pretty!

    Tara

    14-April-2008 at 8:46 pm

  5. THOSE LOOK SO GOOD. Squiggle amazingness.

    14-April-2008 at 11:45 pm

  6. Wow, look at all those fabulous squiggles!

    15-April-2008 at 1:18 am

  7. Holy Cats! I just wanna’ dive in there!

    15-April-2008 at 2:53 am

  8. meeyauw

    wow
    You are devoted. I looked at your glossary (again! LOL) for what a squiggle is: a cat toy! They are so lovely. That is so much work.

    15-April-2008 at 4:40 am

  9. Dat iz a lots of squiggles. An dey luk nys an cumfy warm too az yur blankie. I canna wates ta gets myne an give it da bitey. Hehehehehe. Yoo Arr pawsum DKM.

    15-April-2008 at 4:48 am

  10. Monty

    Is that you under the squiggles, Sophia?!?

    15-April-2008 at 5:07 am

  11. Jen

    We tagged you for a book meme! See Lola’s blog for details!

    15-April-2008 at 6:23 am

  12. Wowza, that’s alotta purrdy squiggles! That’s the one thing Marley will play with…besides Benji, lol.

    15-April-2008 at 7:43 am

  13. That’s the most squiggles I have ever seen in one place!

    15-April-2008 at 8:46 am

  14. What beautiful squiggles!
    You look covered in squiggly coziness!

    15-April-2008 at 8:49 am

  15. That looks like sooooo much fun!

    15-April-2008 at 9:30 am

  16. A bouquet of squiggles!
    DKM is amazing!

    15-April-2008 at 9:32 am

  17. What a colorful bunch of Squiggles!!
    Do I see an ear and a pretty paw under there?

    ~ Anna Sue

    15-April-2008 at 10:50 am

  18. Oooooh, how colorful!

    Sophia dear, are you OK under there? Can you breathe under all those Squiggles?

    15-April-2008 at 11:13 am

  19. Those are very pretty squiggles. What nice bright colors.

    Roxy

    15-April-2008 at 2:06 pm

  20. Beau Beau an Angie bow their heads in respect to all da loving work necessary to make those simply beautiful squiggles. The Universe is smiling upon your effort. We sigh softly in Awe.

    15-April-2008 at 3:11 pm

  21. Squiggles are cool …. our 2-foots used to have to ride a ferry. They are ferry happy to live on the main-land now!!!

    15-April-2008 at 3:15 pm

  22. KC

    O, those Squiggles be dazzlin in color an softness. I wants to dive in too. wouldn’t that be fun.
    Purrs, KC

    15-April-2008 at 3:17 pm

  23. DROOL!!!!!!!!!! I am going to demand that the squiggles be released from the toy closet right now!

    15-April-2008 at 5:44 pm

  24. Holy Moly thems a lot of squiggles.

    15-April-2008 at 6:12 pm

  25. Oh my favoritest toy in the world!! I can hardly wait for more to come! Mr. Tigger

    16-April-2008 at 12:42 am

  26. Hi DKM! The squiggles are very nice. Do they have nip inside??? My Food Lady says you live on the other side of the rainbow. When I go up the hill behind my house, I can see the bridge that takes people to the other side of the rainbow. Maybe I can see the you, Diva Kitty and the buns! I will look hard next time I am up there!

    Purrs, Halloween

    16-April-2008 at 7:49 am

  27. This looks fun napping in there! I guess squiggles are just the perfect place for that!

    20-April-2008 at 3:37 am

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