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black cat

Living her best life OctPoWriMo2021 #3

I watch the cat curled in front of the fire Paws and claws flexing gently as she dreams The old habits return each year without fail As she worships the warmth flicking her tail Paws and claws flexing gently as... Continue Reading →

Day 28 #OctPoWriMo Rags to Riches

A tiny mewl drew his eye o’er the fence To a drop of angry, inky blackness That hissed and spat and arched her sodden back Rescued, pampered, fed and cared for – she rules home wherein she dwells, her domain ... Continue Reading →

Day 20 #OctPoWriMo – Feline Boundaries

Black coat shines - draws the hand and eye So smooth like satin, gleams thereby Yields not one inch, steel covered soft Eye unblinking dares hand to reach Touch beauty – do not I beseech! Sable coat purrs welcome :... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo Day 2 rewrite as a Lannet

Her eyes are staring, huge black orbs, glowing In a dim light, she absorbs all that is. A black hole staring, growing, heavier. Claws gently flex, awaiting the bare foot That tempting sight is inevitable Dangling, bare and utterly appealing... Continue Reading →

OctPoWriMo2020 #02 vulnerability

The Gift #NaPoWriMo2018 #24

Wake From sleep The cat waits Patient, purring Rumble that pleads: Food? Headbutt thanks on arising Tail curls round ankle in greeting She leads me downstairs filled with joy Happy cat purrs with gratitude and love

#OctPoWriMo #11 – Hissing and Spitting

Hissing and Spitting! Yikes! But I have changed my mind This dancing's not for me How can I find my muse I just tramped on her in my clumpy shoes! She's not speaking to me now A glare is all... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #19 – bad poem

Caterwaul, angry mug I listen not to you beg and whicker I’m engroused in my poem So go away nasty thang Demanding mundane stuff Like food and cleaning stinky litter My lofty mind is set on higher things Than running... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #2 – The Long, Thin Poem

Middy the cat Hunts the sun Black as night Stalk and run Follow the light Sun has done Left and right. Flicks her tail Catches a beam Limbs all aflail Drops to doze Curled up tight Tail to nose Ouroboros... Continue Reading →

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