The Never Ending Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/10/2020

The Never Ending Conversation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/10/2020
The 5 W's Come To Visit 7/10/2020

After a day of exhausting heat, trying to sit down to watch TV, Sofia and I got into another never ending conversation of what's happening. 2 and a half hours later, she went to bed, exhausted, me, remaining unsettled, sits down with Basura Cat and writes... The Never Ending Conversation…

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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 Cat And The 4th Of July ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020

My Cat And The 4th Of July ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020
Basura 4th of July 2020

Upon this calm night, Basura cat came to me, Asking about our land of liberty As she looked up at me, eyes filled with cat tears I thought back to all of my long ago years. “As a child, I always loved this land of mine My neighbors have always…

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A Thought I Thunk ~ Kat-Servation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/2/2020

A Thought I Thunk ~ Kat-Servation ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/2/2020
Katrina Watching For The Storm 7/2/2020

If the weather turns bad, the winds begin to blow, the trees bend, the skies darken, I am aware of potential danger. I grab what needs protected, shut my windows, gather my candles, flashlight, unplug my major appliances, make sure my phone is charged, etc. I wait for more information,…

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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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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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The Moon, The Earth And Me ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/5/2020

She called to me last night and again at 4am this morning, both times, I stood in silent awe. Out of respect I wrote this, tonight, she will be full. Funny how I think of her as a "She" when everyone says, "Man in the Moon." ~ I wonder if…

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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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Listen For The Calm In The Storm ~ Katrina Curtiss 6/1/2020

Inspired by a conversation with a 17 year old student who said to me today, "It feels like the world is coming to an end." It broke my heart that he is afraid of what's happening. I told him that he will tell stories of this time of his life,…

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My Mom’s Imaginary Visit To Donald Trump ~ by Katrina Curtiss 6/1/2020

The things that won't let me sleep, I found myself writing a speech for Donald Trump at 4am this morning, the things I wish he would say, the actions I wish he would take. Then I wished my mom was alive, because I think maybe, just maybe he would listen…

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