Cat Size Bed

Sharing Stories

Beloved cat

"Cat Size Bed"

Share my bed

a queen size for you to purr

Not any more

You are gone

I should wonder no more

You are not here

I miss your soft fur

eager to hear you meow,

proudly meow

Give me an earful

sweet pea

once again please

But away you went

leaving your beds alone in April cold

You found a sweet spot

to start it over

Mama’s tears

fell like cherry blossoms all over

Where are you now

In heaven or with another human

who also adores

fluffy cat size bed

Zhou Doubt is a Washington State resident, originally from Taiwan.

SHARING STORIES is a weekly column for and about the 50 plus crowd living in the Puget Sound region. Send your stories and photos to ariele@comcast.net. Tell local or personal stories; discuss concerns around aging and other issues; share solutions, good luck, and reasons to celebrate; poems are fine too. Pieces may be edited or excerpted. We reserve the right to select among pieces. Photos are always a plus and a one-sentence bio is requested (where you live, maybe age or career, retired status, etc.).

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