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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

Middy and Me #NaPoWriMo2018 16

I am hungry! I can see your desperation Feed me now! I reach for tin and opener I love you, I really do! There you go, enjoy! Go away! I don't need you now Ungrateful wretch! Bah! You are Nothing... Continue Reading →

Haiku cat

Ninja-like, She walks, Stealth in her step, tail flicking Whiskers read the air

I’m Late, I’m Late!

Sleep, sleep, where'er you are On the head of a pin Or feather bed with downy pillow Til suddenly jarred Awake you are! With cat's subtle purr And head-butting Alarm is past! And panic on! Work is waiting No time... 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 #6

The Ritual   I awake and turn Blindly reach for alarm Groggy, I sit up, And quick prayer, compose my head Swing reluctant feet from bed Into cold bathroom, cat watching every step Water, wash, teeth and hair; Inhaler, gargle... Continue Reading →

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