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THE CAT AND THE RAVEN
A fable that treats Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Madonna and the cave’, The brother Grimm’s ‘The Pink’ and Plato’s ‘The cave’.
“[...] But Mary could not finish a bite from the feast,
thus ze had just eaten a whole kitten and a blueberry pie.
And so it went on.
Mary ate kitten after kitten,
Limb for limb.
Every new wish was followed by the eager to make another one.
The taste of another kitten.
Never was ze satisfied nor stopped by hir friend Angst the raven.
So Mary kept eating all of hir babies [...]”