because of cats

i cannot wear black
and my arms bear marks
of transgressions past

the fridge is opened
and i am choked by the scent
of something deemed fetid

i am approached, aggressively
but every doggone dog
on the street

i approach cereal boxes
fearfully avoiding shaking
for what it may cause

but i need no hot water bottle
when the aches come to stay
for i have a pre-warmed fluffy friend
if she’s willing to obey

[i miss having cats around the house. damn this whole twenty-something renting existence.]

Published by


Basically, I deal in words.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s