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 Refuses To Go Back To School ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 8/18/2020

My Cat Refuses To Go Back To School ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 8/18/2020
Basura sleeping 8:18:2020

The Adventures Of Basura Continue... Now that it’s time to go back to school Basura Cat said, “I’m not a fool” If I don’t ride the bus, you can’t make a fuss To go back into the building is such a must!”   I said, “No, you going to learn…

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My Cat And My Keyboard ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 8/13/2020

My Cat And My Keyboard ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 8/13/2020
Basura Head On Computer Keyboard 8:13:2020

The Adventures Of Basura Continue... Basura cat ignores me all day She acts like a possum when I want to play But, oh let me try getting work done That’s when Basura, wants to play and have lots of fun. She nips at my toes and curls up on my…

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The Lonely Music Teacher ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/16/2020

The Lonely Music Teacher ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/16/2020
Empty Student's Chair 7/16/2020

I’m cleaning out all of my teaching material, hoping that much like when you wash your car it rains. If I clean it out, toss stuff out, suddenly the world will right itself and we’ll get back to normal. I’ve been at it for hours, going through everything, my God,…

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Some People Say ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/14/2020

Some people say, “America, love it or leave it” I say, “American love it and try to change it.” Some people say, “Wait until November 4thand the virus will disappear” I say, “It’s a global pandemic you moron” Some people say, “If you say “All Lives Matter” you’re racist because…

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It’s A Whole New Ball Game ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/13/2020

It’s A Whole New Ball Game ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/13/2020
COVID-19 Risk Level 7/13/2020

Texas, where I hang my hat, is a cesspool of COVID~19 ~ Here in San Antonio, today our risk level is Severe-Critical. When they reopened our city, they did it too fast, they "Politicians" promised that we would go in phases, pending a flatline or a decrease in the number of…

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Imagined Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/11/2020

Imagined Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/11/2020
Mom & Kid (Back to school Struggle) 7/11/2020

Imagined Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/11/2020 Kid: “Why can’t I go to my friends house to play?” Mom: “Honey, we can’t right now, there’s a virus.” Kid: “What’s a virus?” Mom: It a disease in the air that is passed from person to person, so for right now, Doctor’s…

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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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