Thursday, April 9, 2015

A cat unnames herself

I see a connection between this song by the Weakerthans, "Virtute the Cat Explains Her Departure" (2007), and Ursula Le Guin's "She Unnames Them." The song gives us a cat's perspective on her own, voluntary un-naming. From the human POV, it's really sad; from the cat POV, maybe not?

Read the lyrics here

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