Feline Dream

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Feline Dream

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Winter comes like a blank page

dropping over the city.

 

Houses glow in

T.V. light,

dulled and eerier.

 

Somewhere my mind has lost itself,

trekking through this burning time.

 

I see the eyes of animals in every place.

I see a kestrel cribbed in the sky, beating

against clouds and taunting crows.

 

I do not know what I am:

 

I live the nights through like a cat,

soothed by poetry

and the moon-white

fury

of solitude

 

under stones.

 

 

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Copyright © 1995 by Allison Grayhurst

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First published in “Madness Muse Press LLC” May 2018

5 Poems by Allison Grayhurst

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