A Conversation I Just Had With “Someone”   4/1/2020 Katrina Curtiss

A Conversation I Just Had With “Someone”   4/1/2020  Katrina Curtiss
My Someone

I just got off the phone with “Someone”, they work somewhere, a place where people are taking in their kids to buy things they don’t need. “Someone” told me that they ran out of carts, people shouted, “Where is my cart, I need it, I don’t want to get exposed!!”…

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A Letter A Day To You #8 “Heroes Without Capes” ~ Katrina Curtiss 3/25/2020

A Letter A Day To You #8 “Heroes Without Capes”  ~ Katrina Curtiss  3/25/2020
Heroes Without Capes

Let there be no mistake Not all Heroes wear capes There are those on the front line Keeping us safe, in overtime The doctors, nurses, stockers, clerks To name a few, while we sleep, they all work We don’t know their names, they don’t know ours but they stand vigilant…

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A Letter A Day To You #7 “Naked Mona Lisa” Katrina Curtiss 3/24/2020

A Letter A Day To You #7 “Naked Mona Lisa” Katrina Curtiss 3/24/2020
Empty Make-up Bag

It’s been days since I’ve gone anyplace Since then, no make-up has touched my face Today, I teach guitar lessons on line Oh where did I put that make-up of mine? I’ve looked in my cupboard I’ve looked in my shoe Without it, I don’t know what to do My…

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A Letter A Day “Time Out Music Lessons” Katrina Curtiss 3/23/2020

Now that the world is in a “Time Out” due to the Corona Virus, there’s a lot that I can’t do. I can’t go into homes and care for the elderly, can’t feed those without food, hug anyone, make surgical masks (I cheated in home economics class and had my…

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A Letter A Day To You #5 “Corona Couples’ Cabin Fever” Katrina Curtiss

A Letter A Day To You #5 “Corona Couples’ Cabin Fever” Katrina Curtiss
Corona Cabin Fever House

They’ve been together for many a year Through laughter, love and many tears They thought they knew each other well But now they’re trapped in their tiny hell Pick up your clothes she thinks of him Go take a bath and shave your chin Go pick up the pooh in…

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A Conversation With My Cat, Basura

A Conversation With My Cat, Basura
Coronavirus Conversation with my cat

My Cat asked today, “Why is it at home, now you stay?” “Corona” I whispered into her ear “But don’t worry we have nothing to fear We’ll stay to ourselves, eat food off our shelves and leave enough for others to take care of themselves.” “Corona?” she asked as she…

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A Letter A Day To You “The Day That “What If” Came To Stay” #4 ~ Katrina Curtiss

A Letter A Day To You “The Day That “What If” Came To Stay” #4 ~ Katrina Curtiss
Coffee, Pills & Metronome, oh my.

I’m okay, today, What About You? I have been staying informed, staying away from public places, washing my hands, wiping things down. But now think that I may have made a stupid mistake. Before Corona came to town, I arranged to have some new windows put into my house. They…

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A Letter A Day To You #3 “Sleepless In San Antonio” Katrina Curtiss

A Letter A Day To You #3 “Sleepless In San Antonio” Katrina Curtiss
My safe space, where I create

"I have a sense of selfishness about having enough to last I have a sense of selfishness about being able to pay in cash I have a sense of selfishness grabbing the last can on the shelf I have a sense of selfishness, I enjoy being by myself" ~ kcurtiss…

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A Letter A Day To You #2 “Home Schooling” Katrina Curtiss

A Letter A Day To You #2 “Home Schooling” Katrina Curtiss
Sleeping Shelly, Mother and Home Schooler of 4

She dropped her kids off to school each day And then went merrily along her way When calls came there was a problem in class, She shrugged her shoulders and never asked What could she do, what went wrong, for her children were perfect, with every charm Then one day…

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