Monday, June 13, 2011

The Cat Cave

"But whatever the reason,
His heart or his shoes,
He stood there on Christmas Eve, hating the Whos,
Staring down from his cave with a sour, Grinchy frown
At the warm lighted windows below in their town."

Below the thunders of the upper deep;
Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea,
His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep
The Kraken sleepeth...
There hath he lain for ages and will lie
Battening upon huge sea-worms in his sleep,
Until the latter fire shall heat the deep....
(from "The Kraken" by Tennyson)

Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. 
And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

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