Posts Tagged ‘stray cat’


The One about Kittens

Posted on: September 26th, 2021 by Alden

Living in Jerusalem, I’m told, eventually every writer, sooner or later, writes about cats. I suppose the same thing could be said about Key West, with its Hemmingway polydactyl (six-toed) cats. I’ve lived there, too.

The One about Kittens
There are so many
Frightened kittens
In Jerusalem
And the world.
People, too.
Frightened of the callous streets,
The angry souls,
And the silent hearts.

There are so many
Frightened kittens
In the world.
People, too.
Looking for scraps
Of warmth and love.

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