Black Cat

A ghost, though invisible, still is like a place
your sight can knock on, echoing; but here
within this thick black pelt, your strongest gaze
will be absorbed and utterly disappear:

by Rainer Maria Rilke Click to read full poem

Comments (33)

Good 👍 but theaido
This is a computer audio voice. Not a real woman.
the audio isnt the best but great poem.!
horrible adio speeking ladie
A brilliant poem that takes the cliche of black cats as an omen and transforms it into a bone-chilling experience, collapsing both object and subject in the end.
i reaky like the peom black cat
The lines are so meaningful
hi this is cool! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
Very sensible lines
Nice poem
v good it was a great poem on my favorite animal which is the cat
this poem is a cool poem also, i have a black cat! ! ! xD
Very much symbolic nd touching.
hi this was a great poem i recament it for anyone who loves/likes cats
awesome poem very fun to read and listen
i woke up and ate toast skrt
i love i want a cat so bad now
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