the crazy cat girl

the crazy cat girl                                November 15, 2016
i cannot keep my fingers
from her curled, sleeping paws
my skin marked from hundreds of claws
but this old cat knows
i am hers
her in the chair
and i on the floor
the crazy-coat cat
like joseph in all the colors
watching my pen
scritch scritch scratch
nibble nibble
words
like dropped crumbs
luring the rat
to annihilation
oh lord, let my carcass
nourish your creatures

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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