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“Kitty Wake-Up Call” Featured by Silver Birch Press

Another wonderful piece of news: Silver Birch Press just let me know that they’ve featured my “Kitty Wake-Up Call” on their site. Found here:

Cat on Screen (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: More fondly remembered antics from my cat, who always reminds me to enjoy the simple things in life.] My cat is clinging tightly to the front screen door happy to see me Bonus:

A Gripping Kitty (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on my cat, and events previously mentioned elsewhere on this blog. ^_^] Oh, my sweet black kitty     you have become                 the Queen of Gripping From books tugged by their tops                                  off my bookshelves               to towels shoveled                                          out of cupboards                                                    upon the hallway floorContinue reading “A Gripping Kitty (A Poem)”

Journal Entry #23–Kitty Antics

I keep getting blown away by the idea that cats can grip things. My black cat Salem tends to demonstrate this fact whenever she feels I’m working too hard and not paying her enough attention. She has been known to pull books off shelves with quick yanks of her paw, and to play with partiallyContinue reading “Journal Entry #23–Kitty Antics”

Kitty Anniversary (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: My sweet black cat Salem has been in my life for a little over two years now, and she has made a huge difference since appearing with her mamma cat at my parents’ home. She has helped me over a lot of heartaches, and for that I’ll always be grateful.]Continue reading “Kitty Anniversary (A Poem)”

A Stray Poem (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: At least partially inspired by the experiences I had with a sweet kitty who happened to turn up on my front porch.] I found a Stray Poem was on my front porch     one clear            Spring morning          as I stepped outside                    to view the sunrise It was aContinue reading “A Stray Poem (A Poem)”

A Kitty Wake-Up Call (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Another poem about my cat.] Sweet kitty cat               I can hardly believe           you just reached out                 with one little black paw                               and                     booped me on the nose I have awoken so many times       to the gentle rumbles of your internal engine            as you layContinue reading “A Kitty Wake-Up Call (A Poem)”

Cat Fishing (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Mornings got much calmer after a certain kitty came into my life.] This morning                      I rose early        drew back the curtains throughout my home                                    to let in the sweet light of dawn             warmed up a pot           of fresh chamomile tea                      …and decided to go                                       fishingContinue reading “Cat Fishing (A Poem)”