Breaking news: Kitten Takes on Monster

a used shoe lace
scrawled on the kitchen tiles
a scribble of lethal potential

a kitten
crouching behind
a fourest of chair legs

twelve seconds

head lowers
hind quarters


battle of claws
and wiley tangles
multipodal monster


is that a gnat
or a dust mote
drifting by?

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Poet, playwright, duplicate bridge player, website designer, cottager, husband, father, grandfather, former athlete, carpenter, computer helper for my friends, theatre designer, backstage polymath, retired teacher of highschool English, drama, art, a baritone singer in a barbershop quartet, who knows what else? wordcurrents is on Facebook: Doug also has a Facebook page, "Incognitio", related to his novels.
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