Tuesday, April 05, 2011

While An April Storm The Cat

While another April storm
rolls in, the cat is acting weird
again. He sits in the bathroom
staring at the wall like a depressed
teenager, but (like me)
he is approximately middle-aged.


I try to remind myself that his walnut brain
cannot stand up to my pathetic fallacies,
but still here I am on the bathroom floor
staring at the cat, trying to divine
my own ideas by imagining his.

2 Comments:

Blogger Kevin said...

I Love this Shafer.....You Know I Love Cats!
I see you love your house guest too

11:14 PM  
Blogger Donna K. said...

Aw, my second favorite cat poem by Shafer Hall!

9:49 PM  

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