Tag Archives: Pets

missing the box – March 26

3.22.2018 Old cat Rosie is missing the box piddles on the floor poops on the carpet.   Catzeimer’s, the vet says, her skinnier everyday body letting go.   Honor thy father and mother we’ve been told, so that our days … Continue reading

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cute doggy – December 3

12.3.2016 cute doggy suddenly nips at mine.   oh he never does that he’s such a dear.   yeah, lady right. ===========

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old cat – March 15

3.15.2016 old cat steps up gingerly, her body no longer sprung steel.   lying down with her head askew she watches the momma   waiting, waiting a slight twitch head lift, wonder, query   will the one who feeds and … Continue reading

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miss kitty snaps – November 29

11.30.2015 miss kitty snaps a paw mid purr stretched across the end of the bed for the rub and petting appropriate to her graciousness.   woe unto those who misunderstand. ——————-

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sonorous voices – April 22

4.22.2015 sonorous voices almost too perfect as if funereal was a verb.   as in, to funeralize, to speak smoothly, beautifully, hopefully with just the right sob in the throat and cheer-cheeked peek into the sky.   i hope to … Continue reading

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a couple of milkbones – October 10

10.10 a couple of milkbones and he is a goner.   nudge me this way pull me that, only just get me to the guy with the bones.   doggie looks up with those big lying eyes feed me, feed … Continue reading

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old cat – September 16

9.16 old cat struggles up the stair, then plays with her cloth and paper mice.   bat, bam, pat. she whacks them just  within reach of her kitty paws   spread out on her grey fluffy back at ease e’en … Continue reading

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