Season of The Cane Toad: 2020

I’m sanitising the  sideboard where I lay my paper down I’m bleaching the steps at the front and back doors I’ve got bottles of disinfectant ready for murder, if I must I’m keeping a squeaky clean house because it’s the Season of the Cane Toad…

Marco (prompt 26, Hour 21)

My cat crept into my heart on little fog feet. I saw him born, but he knew long before I did that we were meant for each other. Why shouldn’t cats know in the way humans know a relationship is lasting? He did. He showed…

Nightspell

Cat cry breaks the night right under my bedroom window. It has a burgundy wildness that is the opposite of my outward tame energy.   We are not adversaries, this cat and I. we compliment each Like autumn and spring like sky and sea..  …

El Gato Loco (Hour Eight, A Sevenling)

El Gato Loco (The Crazy Cat)   A tiny ball of orange fur, with matted eyes and flea-filled ears, we rescued her from sudden death beneath our tires.   Mothered by a long little wiener and a gentle giant Boxer, she never knew she was…

Labyrinth

HOUR NINE How inside and outside of the glass wall is different? The roof of Doric Temple reflects umbrella-shaped sunbeams -a prism or an embroidered web? Monochrome or a Polychrome web- another chase Queen Cleopatra’s cat watches a spider weaving silken threads- to hypnotizes snake…

My Morning’s Predicament -Prompt 4

O, Kitty! Wherefore art thou With your white fur all over my bed You purr and against my arm bump your head. You gorgeous thing are in my way.   O, Kitty! Wherefore art thou So fickle as a flighty sprite So patient  with some…

Cat for Sale

“CAT FOR SALE” The call came through the market Setting small hearts off like a rocket The thought of a small ball of fur Brought feet skittering to hear the purr Eyes widened upon reaching the destination Mouths opened in “O’s” of surprised animation This…

Sean Luc

His gentle purring vibrates the chair, as his whiskers dance to the rhythm of his dream. He chases crystal winged butterflies and downy grey mice across the fields of playful daffodils bouncing their sun brilliant heads in the winds teasing fingers. Twitching ear tips give…

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Note: I followed the prompt and decided to post all three stages, because there’s just too much love in every word I wrote. It’s very close to me. Step 1 Once upon a time a little kitty was noticed by a human while crawling to…