Poem: Feline


You of fur and flicking tail

oh how your nine lives

saved mine

Despite moody moments

and shunning stares

Most days pass in

spots of sunlight

leaving bits of fuzz

everywhere

You have done well

with your canine friends

(contrary to belief)

for we are, after all,

family

in the end

But the years pass

and you grow older

faster

than I

This is both the curse

and what makes you

so precious

With humble thanks

I share this home

with your wild spirit

and grateful your magic

touched

my heart

 

 

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5 thoughts on “Poem: Feline

  1. Mine are getting old. I will not renew my subscription so to speak. No more pets when this batch leaves me. They are confining as much as I love them all. I’ve had pets for so many years, but I can’t travel, which I hope to do some day…

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