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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The Case Of The Mysterious Ice Cream Truck ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020

The Case Of The Mysterious Ice Cream Truck ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/3/2020
The Neighborhood "Ghost" Ice Cream Truck 7/3/2020

There’s an ice cream truck that haunts my neighborhood I’ll never know if his goodies are good I hear his music and run out my door And then I don’t hear it any more. I think it’s a ghost truck that haunts my street The recognizable music, a horn that…

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My Cat Has Conjunctivitis ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/2/2020

My Cat Has Conjunctivitis ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 7/2/2020
My Cat And Our Eye Drop Battle 7/2/2020

Basura cat and me are in a great fight I have to give her eye drops both day and night “ I hate them” she said to me I replied, "You need them, so that you can see" I call her, she run and hides under the bed Pulling her…

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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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There Was A Time ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/1/2020

If we had to take off one article of clothing for every statement we said that wasn’t true, would you continue to talk? There Was A Time ~ by Katrina Curtiss 7/1/2020 There was a time that Doctors didn’t wash their hands between procedures, it caused death and disease, but…

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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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My Cat Goes To The Vet ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/30/3030

My Cat Goes To The Vet ~ a short poem by Katrina Curtiss 6/30/3030
Basura's Trip To The Vet 6/30/2020

Basura cat wasn’t feeling good So I took her to the vet, like a good mom should She didn’t want to go, and we had quite a chase But I finally caught her and put her in her travelling case. I said to her, “Now don’t you pee in my…

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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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Kat-Servations On A Monday ~ by Katrina Curtiss ~ Random Thoughts ~ Too Much Time Alone.

Kat-Servations On A Monday ~ by Katrina Curtiss ~ Random Thoughts ~ Too Much Time Alone.
My COVID-19 World View 6/29/2020

It's been much longer than I anticipated, this "Covid-19 ~ Stay at Home" time of life. If you're like me, your routine is upside down and inside out, I find myself walking in circles, with nowhere to go. The one place that feels familiar is the place where I write,…

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