My Conversation With Sofia ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/30/2020 8:15pm

Sofia is my best friend, my flatmate, my family. She is from Portugal, a place where due to COVID-19 she cannot go. She usually travels home this time of year to visit her family and friends, now she cannot. I find her observations of my country insightful and at times,…

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My Cat Wears A Flask Instead Of A Mask ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020

My Cat Wears A Flask Instead Of A Mask ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020
My Cat In A Flask 6/26/2020

Basura cat was running around wearing a flask It was the strangest thing, so I just had to ask It clinked and it clanked as she ran blindly by She said, “I’ll keep you healthy, at least I can try!” Now my cat is usually very bright But I had…

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Both Sides Of The Fence ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/20/2020

Both Sides Of The Fence ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/20/2020
The Fence by me 6/20/2020

The fence we chose to have and divide Is based upon beliefs, our morals and pride The fence can reach way high up to the sky We can’t see each other; no matter how hard we try. The fence can be brick, thick and strong Blocking out opinions both right…

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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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If Someone Told Me ~ by Katrina Curtiss  6/17/2020

If Someone Told Me ~ by Katrina Curtiss  6/17/2020
Doctor Visit 7/17/2020

It saddens me deeply that it comes to a point where laws have to be passed, fines levied in order to get people to do the right thing. We were given a chance to shine as caring for each other ~ upon the world's stage, we failed. Today the city…

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The Year’s Game Of Dodge Ball ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/16/2020

The Year’s Game Of Dodge Ball ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/16/2020
Kat In A Mask 6 16 2020

Teams were being picked. What side to choose, what side has a better chance of winning? I picked the side that looked most like me, finding the familiar friendly Backs to the wall, waiting for the whistle to blow Then a mad dash to the centerline, to try and grab…

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To Gig Or Not To Gig? That Is The Question ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/14/2020

To Gig Or Not To Gig? That Is The Question ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/14/2020
StreetFareSA Live Gig

To Gig or Not to Gig ~ Feeling Untethered In A World Of Uncertainty I played a gig last night, the first one since COVID-19 came to town. I hesitated taking it, but the venue is an open air space, outside, lots of fresh, circulating air. Minding that I’m a…

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Kat In The Hat Musings ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/26/2020

Kat In The Hat Musings ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/26/2020
Kat In The Hat by kat

Nothing has changed as far as I can see There’s still no vaccine or remedy Yet, people are going out everywhere It’s like they’ve given up and just don’t care What’s different today than 2 weeks ago? Can you tell me please, I’d like to know It’s like someone outside…

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My Cat Wants A Phone Of Her Own ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/22/2020

My Cat Wants A Phone Of Her Own ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 5/22/2020
Basura Wants A Phone 5/22/2020

Basura Cat came to asking for a loan Saying she wants to buy her own phone She wants to play games, text and tweet She thinks having a phone would be really neat She said that she would call all of her friends Like Ken, Cara, Ryley, Maggie, Karl and…

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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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