Steven Federle

(1951 / Cincinnati Ohio)

A Moment


She starts and stares
into high ceiling shadows,
alarmed by what? A sound?
Slight movement, breeze wafting
past the open door?

I look,
but poor human eyes see nothing
beyond smudged spectacles.

So I stroke her flowing fur
And reassured, she shuts sentient eyes,
trusting feline sense, and purrs.

Submitted: Sunday, January 30, 2011

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  • Unwritten Soul (2/12/2011 10:57:00 PM)

    A moment to feel secure...it so good to read this Steven, it shortly written for big warming feeling..Thanks for sharing...careful with the fur, still looking the ceiling? joking...hahaha :) - Unwritten soul (Report) Reply

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