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Poetry

OLD MAU, a Cat Poem for National Poetry Month

  OLD MAU   The universe takes notice when Old Mau passes by. Venerable at twenty-one, even the strays don’t come near him. Scrappy Dan goes the other way— No scraps today.   Old Mau chases dogs for sport, sinking … Continue reading

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CAT ADVOCATE, a poem

There is a fine line between life and death in the cat world. Homeless or rescue, feral or lost or found. It all has to do with having an advocate, someone who speaks for you. Someone who doesn’t speak in … Continue reading

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THE FLIGHT OF FARAWAY NIGHT

  Faraway Night rises up from the ponderous earth into the singing stars and flies. Beneath her cat-wings, the world is going through metamorphosis. Cities unfurl into hills and dells. Their electric chaos winks out like candle flames. A steeple … Continue reading

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EVENING, a Cat Poem

Poet Vargus Pike told me that a person who has written a poem is a poet. As I’m pulled more and more into writing (thinking, humming, singing) cat poetry, I have to wonder if that’s true. When I think of … Continue reading

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September.

    First it comes, a little sooner every day: The darkness. Loom of gloom eclipsing summer, eating it, bite by bite as we scramble in denial, pretending not to notice that again the seasons are changing.  

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CAT POETRY 3 – Tyler

  Tyler   He is a long cat with long legs, with a long back and a long tail His face has grown long, as old cats do. His ears are long to twitch and turn and tune to the … Continue reading

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CAT POETRY, by Mollie Hunt, Cat Writer on Firestar

    Here is my latest blog on Firestar Press: CAT POETRY.      

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CAT POETRY 2 – Do Cats Dream

    Do cats dream? Do old cats leap and play as in their kitten days? Do crippled cats run the hills on unfettered legs? Do indoor cats prowl the jungle wilds? In their dreams, are sick cats whole again? … Continue reading

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CAT POETRY – Night Muse

I’ve been trying my hand at cat poetry. I’ve written people poetry for as long as I can remember, but nothing about cats. Why not? Lately I’ve come upon a significant amount of cat poetry and it has caught my … Continue reading

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FREE-WRITING

  I always write out my blogs before I post them, but TODAY IS THE EXCEPTION. I’ve tried putting the significance of today out of my mind, concentrating on my participation in the Women’s March tomorrow as a stand I … Continue reading

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