My Neighbors Birth Day Party ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020

My Neighbors Birth Day Party ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020
Neighbor Ray's Birth Day Party 7/3/2020

In the picture, you see my neighbors, the man in the chair is Ray, he works for H.E.B. He leaves home before sunrise every workday, if I'm on the front porch with my coffee, he shouts a resounding, "Hello!" I'm always wondering if he'll wake the neighbors, he doesn't seem…

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Me and My Cat at 3:35am ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/1/2020

Me and My Cat at 3:35am ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/1/2020
Basura and Me 3:35am 7/1/2020

Sleep is as illusive as the breath of an angel upon this night The leaves are chatting amongst themselves as the moon smiles Restless with the world, roaming from room to room Too early for coffee, or is it too late for tea? Thinking about a friend whose daughter just…

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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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I Feel ~ a short something by Katrina Curtiss 6/30/2020

I'm passing time just writing, pondering, trying not to read the news ~ and this is what happened. If you'd like to add something, feel free ~ I Feel ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/30/2020 I feel like I'm walking in circles trying to find a corner. I feel like someone…

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It’s Hard ~”What My Grandma Would Say” ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020 

It’s Hard ~”What My Grandma Would Say” ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020 
My Mom And Grandmother 6/26/2020

It’s Hard ~”What My Grandma Would Say” ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/26/2020 It’s hard not to talk about things that matter It’s hard not to watch TV, eat and get fatter It’s hard not to engage and voice your rage As we wait for the world to…

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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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My Cat, Me And The Teeter Totter ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/18/2020

My Cat, Me And The Teeter Totter ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/18/2020
Basura And Me On A Teeter Totter 6/19/2020

Basura cat saw me step on the scale and cry “Oh, my!” she exclaimed, “That’s so very high!” I sighed and stepped back off of the scale As she jumped on with a swish of her tail “Tell me how much do I weigh, Tell me now, tell me now,…

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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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