The old kitten is replaced by a new baby kitten the old dog by a new pup like a dead Monday by Tuesday. They stroke the new kitten in their laps so that their excess affection won't go sour, so that it will love them in return, like the old one did. But for me they aren't replaceable, not the kitten, not the
Péter Kántor is an acclaimed Hungarian poet and the author of many books, including Unknown Places (Pleasure Boat Studio, 2010). His honors include the Déry Prize, the Füst Milán Award, the József Attila Prize, the Laurel Wreath, the Palladium, and the Vas István Prize, among others.