Sandyhook Requiem

Friday 12-14-12 started as any other day Dressing for school, hurried breakfasts, hugs, little ones at play Dedicated, loving teachers there in the morning As dedicated, loving parents hand-off their living treasures Little beating hearts and chubby hands Giggles and greetings, crayons and colored clay Chaos and unspeakable violence breached the walls Of an institution…

Haiku for PJ

Haiku for PJ (By Sasha’s Mommy) Orange striped PJ Cat Sunshine waxing in our hearts Tabby majesty   (I wrote this for a friend on MySpace, who’s beloved kitty PJ had crossed the Rainbow Bridge)

Doakes.(2010)

(I wrote this for a cat named Doakes…..who now goes by Dokes and is on Facebook…..in 2010. He was horribly injured in an apartment fire and survived. It took him months to recover and he is scarred, but he is loved!) Emerging from searing flame, and rising from the ashes, With the courage of a…

A Little More Time….

“A Little More Time” Further up and deeper in My Father calls me to my kin Where my white fur will glisten like snow Heart made strong, steady and slow “Well done, little kitty, well done” Through infirmity you taught us compassion With patience you taught us reason Twitching whiskers, gleeful grin Touch of a…