Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thrifty Thursday: Book of cat poems


I will confess that this isn't a thrift-store find, but I did buy it secondhand at Half Price Books recently.

I had discovered that T.S. Eliot had written a cat poem about naming a cat. I've always enjoyed his poetry, especially "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock."

I had no idea he'd written a book of cat poems!

The illustrations are done by Edward Gorey, and are fantastic! I will enjoy reading this. This version is dated 1982, and if you can find a copy, you will certainly enjoy it too.



7 comments:

Lola The Rescued Cat said...

This sounds like a great poem. We'll have to look for it.

amyjtoo said...

CATS!

Summer at sparklecat.com said...

OMC, what a COOL book! My human wants to track down a copy.

Eastside Cats said...

Yep, I'll search for this while resaling!

pilch92 15andmeowing said...

That was a great find.

Angel and Kirby said...

That is a great fined

Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

Cat poems and Edward Gorey? Win win!

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