Cat Over Clock

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Basil (with no middle name)

July 26, 2017 I tried to hold your paws, they were smaller, the same shape. All of us shrink when we age but sometimes we shrink early from within. I spent years timing the moments for your dinner, smelling your... Continue Reading →

Babbling Brook

Today, like many days, the sun rose and five birds sent a loud protest to the neighbor. I remembered your shine and reached back for my favorite lines to reuse them, love them, fear them, make them immortal... The dream... Continue Reading →


The last day Layers fall upon each other We blink the dust from our eyes And try to stay conscious I can never argue enough to tempt The fates Or foil a well laid plan Layers fall perceptibly Can we... Continue Reading →

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