Sitting With The Windows Open As The Cold Rain Falls

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It’s nice to have kittens as the world ends

They help me recall the times when things were out of control

There and there and there

And I was standing at some radio, in the hurricane, as life shattered all around me

Nothing to be done and so I acted automatically without feeling, but when I had the chance, it was different with a bottle and a fire or someone I trusted

And so here we are again

Oh, I have dogs too and I don’t know who I love more, the dogs or the kittens

But when I weep, Missa Him and Matilda get uncomfortable, while the kittens soft paw my tears and lick them off my cheeks

Birdy and Stormy have taken to riding my shoulders as I walk around the house and I wear them like soft flags announcing a truce

I sent Jan an email and…

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