Love and loss, Pets

my beautiful boy

I woke in the middle of the night with a swift hitting cat paw on my back I remember five times tap tap tap tap tap... but I was not alarmed my beautiful boy wasn't there I sat back in my chair the next day and an invisible tail whisked by touching my leg and… Continue reading my beautiful boy

It's OK, it's only Mark again poem by steven james humphreys
Pets, Spiritual and beyond

It’s OK, it’s only Mark again

It's OK, it's only Mark again the little ghost child who teases he pitter patters running through my hallways pounding on the walls scratching crayons penciling in his artistry one time, he drew a cat a very lovely cat with beautiful golden eyes it meowed, licked its fur and curled up in a ball and… Continue reading It’s OK, it’s only Mark again

Neurotic and proud of it
Humor, Nature, Pets, Quotes

Neurotic and proud of it

Years ago a shrink diagnosed me as 'neurotic'. Imagine that. what a surprise, a poem writer who's neurotic. Gee, how often could that happen? seems to add fuel to my posts. it's nice to know when you're in good company. Some poets had a harder life than I. Poe drank heavily. He collapsed and died… Continue reading Neurotic and proud of it

beloved cat, poems, poetry, prose, steven humphreys

The Flip Side

Our oldest cat is dying it has been a slow hard time I am devastated watching him sink into death's clutches he's in no apparent pain just extremely lacking in energy so tired and limp and old I think about seventeen or eighteen years old now I love him boundlessly and feel so helpless I… Continue reading The Flip Side