Christine

A warm, cuddly friend on a cold winter's night-

warms my toes

and desolate state of mind.

the best listener of all as I pour out my troubles,

sob against her soft fur

matted by my tears

listen to that familiar sound of comfort-

a cat purring.

And I cannot understand-

how she can absorb

so much

of my pain,

and still be

happy

carefree

comforting-

And I cannot understand-

the unfairness of it all,

as I realize that she is no longer a kitten

(that she is growing old)

Over nine years, but it feels like just yesterday'

that day she came home:

frightened and wide-eyed,

when I sat with her and took her into my arms

Just one small token of gratitude

For all the kindness she has bestowed upon me.

How

Is it fair that

One so good-

should live such a relatively short life

as compared to humans

(the makers of war)

I love her so much.

Too Much.

And somewhere in my selfish heart,

I wish that she could stay with me forever.





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ZAVERY said...
Apr. 4, 2010 at 2:21 pm
Love this!! Five stars!!!!! [*****]
 
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