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STRAY POEMS

    Curl up, slumber king, your hot weight atop my breast, holding my soul from untimely departure.   Curl up, your purr in my ear and in my dream.   Curl up. Don’t listen to that other cat in … Continue reading

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FOSTERING, a poem

      Bailey                                                                         Coyote Doctor … Continue reading

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BIG SALE ON “CAT POEMS: FOR THE LOVE OF CATS”

~Since I was a total and utter failure at setting up my “CAT POEMS: FOR THE LOVE OF CATS” Giveaway the other day, I decided to run a sale instead. I will revisit the Giveaway site (when I have more … Continue reading

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CAT-MAS POEM and AN ANNOUNCEMENT!

Here is my latest cat poem, “Merry Cat-mas“, published on the Fire Star Blogsite to celebrate the holiday season.   And speaking of poems and cats, I have a big surprise coming before the end of the year. It has to … Continue reading

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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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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 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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