This is Maggie, my youngest daughter’s new kitten.
Maggie loves to play and sleep all day
I hope she stays that way, except the meowing
a bit too loudly at night…
that’s my sleeping time
To A Cat
Mirrors are not more silent nor the creeping dawn more secretive; in the moonlight, you are that panther we catch sight of from afar. By the inexplicable workings of a divine law, we look for you in vain; More remote, even, than the Ganges or the setting sun, yours is the solitude, yours the secret. Your haunch allows the lingering caress of my hand. You have accepted, since that long forgotten past, the love of the distrustful hand. You belong to another time. You are lord of a place bounded like a dream.