Life is Like A Jack In The Box  (The Toy, Not The Restaurant) by Katrina Curtiss 5/20/2020

Life is Like A Jack In The Box  (The Toy, Not The Restaurant) by Katrina Curtiss 5/20/2020
Jack In The Box ~ drawn by me

I feel like I'm waiting for the next big surprise. In my lifetime, I never thought I’d see another war, pandemic, attacks on American soil, violent acts of racism, Sadly, I was and continue to be wrong. I thought it was fear as I watched the world slowly close its…

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Only Through Your Eyes by Katrina Curtiss 5/15/2020

Only Through Your Eyes by Katrina Curtiss 5/15/2020
Only Through Your Eyes

A lot of what’s happening in the world doesn’t directly affect me, I’m a musician, private music teacher so that’s my small world. I haven’t played a gig in over two months, haven’t hosted an Open mic, taught a lesson face to face, haven’t done much, outside of write within…

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My Cat And Her Country ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/4/2020

My Cat And Her Country ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/4/2020
Basura Watches The World From Her Windowsill Seat

My cat came to me, lulled into a fog Asking if she was a cat or she was a dog It was such a strange question to hear I picked her up and held her near She said that she was feeling quite confused Day after day, endless stay at…

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Is This My America? ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/3/2020

Is This My America? ~  a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/3/2020
United We Stand

People are divided more than into two Both sides claim they know what to do Some grab their guns and take to the street Some stay on the same dirt, beneath their own feet I remember a time of peaceful demonstrations When people joined hands and changed our nation Hands…

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My Cat Wants To Do The Catwalk ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/29/2020

My Cat Wants To Do The Catwalk ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/29/2020
Basura Wants To Be A Magazine Model

We got a magazine in the mail for free Basura exclaimed, “That could be me!” I could be in a model, that’s the thing to do In magazines, TV and Victoria Secret too!” “Think of how all the people would talk When I saunter up and down the catwalk I’d…

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My Covid Conversation With The Wind ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/25/2020

My Covid Conversation With The Wind ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/25/2020
On one hand there's this, on the other, there's that. If I start clapping, can we meet in the middle?

It boggles my mind, during this trying time To listen to some friends of mine Some say the Government is taking away our rights As rules are in place to win the Covid-19 fight I ponder, if we acted to help and not harm Would our Government have issued such…

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My Cat Wants To Go To The Beach ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/24/2020

My Cat Wants To Go To The Beach ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/24/2020
Basra Wants To Go To The Beach

My cat came to me wanting to go the beach “The Sun’s good for me, so does the President preach It warms me inside killing Covid-19 I’m backing my bikini and lots of sunscreen” “The President says, Lysol inside of me is good too Though he’s not a doctor, he…

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My Cat Takes Over My Facebook Page ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/22/2020

My Cat Takes Over My Facebook Page ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/22/2020
Basura Takes Over Facebook

Early this morning, when I opened Facebook Basura jumped on my lap, she wanted to look She said, “You’ve got over 2 thousand friends on here Are they really your friends, people that you hold dear?" "No" I replied, "They send me requests I think people are lonely and doing…

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My Cat Watches The News ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4 21/2020

My Cat Watches The News ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4 21/2020
Basra Wears A Face Mask

Poor Basura, has got the blues she’s been watching too much news She’s in distress, her mind is a mess after watching Trump dismiss the press I held her close and turned off the TV, said. “Basura, we live in a Democracy My cat started to scream, she started to…

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The Cat Who Tried To File For Unemployment ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/20/2020

The Cat Who Tried To File For Unemployment ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 4/20/2020
Basura Tries To File For Unemployment

My cat would not give me my phone "I’m using it," she said, "now leave me alone I want to do what you do for enjoyment Spend all my time trying to file for unemployment." She meowed, “Why is this taking so long? The numbers always busy am I doing…

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