Cat Conversations Under The Moon ~ by Katrina Curtiss 9/25/2020

“Whatsup? Basura Cat said to me, “Not much,” I replied, “What’s up with thee?” “Not a thing,” she casually replied, As we both watched the moon cross over the sky. “It’s quiet,” she said, as I patted her head, "Most of our friends are asleep in their beds." "But you…

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My Cat Misses Live Music ~ A short poem by Katrina Curtiss 9/4/2020

My Cat Misses Live Music ~ A short poem by Katrina Curtiss 9/4/2020
Basura, My Guitar and Me 9:4:2020

The Adventures Of Basura Continue... Basura woke me up at 3:30 this morning, not wanting food as usual, but demanding that I play guitar for her. She meows until I comply; it’s an audience of one. My Cat Misses Live Music ~ A short poem by Me Live music is…

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My Cat And The NBA ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss    8/28/2020

My Cat And The NBA ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss    8/28/2020
Basra and the NBA 8:28:2020

Sitting at my desk, the moon speaks to me through the window, Basura Cat sleeps upon my lap. We chatted earlier about the stance that professional athletes are taking to bring attention to the racial inequality that cast shadows upon our land. I ask The Universe for guidance in helping…

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Elmer J. Fudd’s 2nd Amendment Rights ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/19/2020

Elmer J. Fudd’s 2nd Amendment Rights ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/19/2020
Elmer J. Fudd Protests His 2nd Amendment Rights 6/19/2020

Elmer J. Fudd is ready to put up a fight To ensure his 2nd Amendment rights Seems he has lost his gun Because it was offensive to everyone. He use to say, “Shhhhh, be very, very quiet” But now they blame his guns on the riots So Elmer’s mad and going…

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You, Me And The Wind ~ by Katrina Curtiss  6/18/2020

It’s like we were walking our usual life’s walk, you walking yours at your pace, me at mine. Then suddenly a huge gust of wind caught all of us from behind and blew us towards the cliffs edge, the only way to not go over, was to grab the hands…

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Not Everyone ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/7/2020

Not Everyone ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/7/2020
My Instrument Of Peace 6/7/2020

Not Everyone of every group ever does everything Not every sound of every prayer results in anything Not every sunrise promises us a brand new day Not Everyone agrees with what Everyone has to say A push from both sides, cannot conflict result Nothing is heard when both sides’ scream…

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When Can I Go Back Outside, Dammit! ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/6/2020

In March, when the weather was nice and cool Anyone who went out, I thought was a fool In case you don’t know what I do mean It was because of COVID~-19 Then just when things started to open again And I was thinking of going out, seeing my friends…

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My Cat Protests for Pâté ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/4/2020

Basura Cat doesn’t like shredded, she likes Pâté This morning she had this to say “You fed me flakes; I like the shape of cakes You already know this for goodness sakes!” “Basura,” I said, “some cats don’t have food You’ve got no right to this crazy cat mood.” She…

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A White Woman’s Protest ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/3/2020

I do identify with the feelings of injustice, of not being on the same playing field as others. I worked for years alongside men who made almost double my salary for doing the same job. As a young woman, I dealt with sexual harassment, asked to do things, which would…

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My Cat Comforts Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/3/2020

My Cat Comforts Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/3/2020
Basura Comforts Me 6/3/2020

Basura cat came to me most curiously As she placed her paw upon my knee Together we watched the news from our home Being together, than being alone We watched the protest around our land People marching together, hand in hand She said, “Can we go, can we take part?”…

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