Category Archives: cats

3 cat haiku

We had one cat that used to take my shirts off their hangers; another that liked lettuce; one that like to sit in the middle of a work-in-progress jigsaw puzzle, without playing with the pieces; another that liked to play … Continue reading

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Losing the Thread

Family gabfests are apt to range swiftly from one topic to another: memories shared; a touch at politics; who is doing what, when, and where. An endless discussion that leaps from math to kids to computers to books … LOSING … Continue reading

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Evening

It’s the time of year to unwind, go for long walks, be casual, read, go to the theatre, coffee with a friend, or just do nothing … EVENING I pause to consider                    sleeping cats time stretches with each breath an … Continue reading

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Ordinary Hours

I love these days when nothing in particular happens. The time flows by in doing the most mundane tasks: putting dishes away, tidying a shelf, stroking the cat, having coffee and, of course, writing a poem … A ORDINARY HOURS … Continue reading

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Fog Haiku

It’s the season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’, and we’ve had quite a few foggy mornings. All I want to do is curl up with a good book, and let the day take care of itself … A A A … Continue reading

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Two Tanka

And then there are cats … those impossible I’ll-do-it-my-way critters that comfort and engage, show-off and welcome … can’t help but love them … Yes, I know people love dogs too, but it’s a good thing we’re all different, even … Continue reading

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