The tawny cat stalks and searches,
but often on a cliff waits and watches.
He’s a coiled spring on his haunches.
I pass below in the bright new snow
and there I see his paw marks in a row.
He’s above, somehow I know,
and we are silent in our respect.
© 2018 Larry Kilham
Larry Kilham is a Sloan School of Management graduate from MIT, received three patents, and has founded two high-tech companies. He comes from a family with strong interests in nature and explores how high-tech humankind can thrive symbiotically with nature. His poetry is a promising approach and has been well-received.