FOR A MOMENT

The cat takes her time,
carefully considers on which side
she will flop down so that I
can rub her stomach.

She says she allows me
to do this so I feel that I
have some role to play
in her life, validation she says.

She will kick me with
her hind legs when we
are done, “call you again
in an hour” she says in parting.

I cannot complain for I
do live in her house and it is
an honor to be admitted fully
into her world, if only for moments.

2 thoughts on “FOR A MOMENT

  1. And graciously departed from the keyboard so you could write this poem to honor her. đŸ˜‰

  2. Your love for the pet is remarkable, the poem is on calmly beautiful

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