4.14.2010

I wrote a poem

I wrote this a few months ago and never posted it. It's been sitting in my drafts since November. I didn't want that last post to be #300, so this is it instead. Just a little personal expression...


We are a family
You
and
I

And through our home
we hear the pitter patter
of little feet
Though there are four instead of two

And we are awakened for early morning feedings
with hungry cries
But never tears

And we are greeted at the door with big green eyes
full of affection
But not human love

And we are comforted
by soft sounds
that will never become words

So we give each other these things -
Affection
Tears
Comfort
Joy

And we are filled with
love for each other
and thanks for what we've been given

But we long to be
filled
with life

3 comments:

Steph O. said...

That's so beautiful & sad all together. (((((HUGS)))))

Though I'm sure they're fine with it, I'd like pitter-patter other than feline too.

Sorry AF decided to show.

Lookingforaplussign said...

this is a lovely poem!

tracy said...

Holy good god woman! That was the most powerfully expressed feeling I have ever read. Thank you so much for sharing it. So beautiful in it's sadness. It brings tears to my eyes.