Archive for April, 2013

Easter learning from cats

April 14, 2013

Just when we think we’ve got you sussed
as we wander our garden in sedate self-comfort
you jump out at us from
behind the least likely bushes
yelling “Yo! Get a life!”

I’ve lived with cats like that all my life,
with mutual enjoyment
both comfort and disruption,
and never owned one.

Another thing about cats:
they purr and rub
on laps I wouldn’t
be seen dead on.

From “With our Feet on the Ground,” meditations, poems, Psalm reflections and essay, by Boyd Wilson (paperback from the author and on-line stores e.g.