[lit-ideas] Re: Sunday Twofer

  • From: carol kirschenbaum <carolkir@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 14:55:55 -0700

Ditto. I miss Daniel Schorr already. He died much too soon.

Was Sullivan the cat born in New Zealand, or is this line dependent on some
rudimentary knowledge of soccer that I don't possess?
carolk

On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Mike Geary
<jejunejesuit.geary2@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> Usually like your stuff, like these two especially. Mr. Schorr will be miss
> by the likes of me and other likes too, I'm sure.  Don't get the meaning of
> your first line about Sullivan, but love the rest.
>
> Mike Geary
> Memphis
>
>
> On Sun, Jul 25, 2010 at 12:17 PM, David Ritchie 
> <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>
>>  Daniel Schorr died.
>> He was ninety some.
>> Now he's gone,
>> I hope there's more
>> where he came from.
>>
>>
>>  We've started calling Sullivan the "the Kiwi Contingent," because of the
>> World Cup.
>> He's a handsome cat, with a lazy eye, all white, but not brilliant white.
>> A tough old git, the cat equivalent of one of those old guys who sleeps in
>> a rough wood cabin until you find him one day, frozen by the stove, he's
>> still hunting successfully, but he's getting thinner by the minute and now
>> drinks a lot.
>> While waiting to kick the bucket, he keeps missing it.
>>
>>
>> David Ritchie,
>> Portland, Oregon
>>
>
>

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