Carnival

On the couch I weep, listening to Carnival of the Animals. On the porch I watch the flickering streetlight, listening to the neighbors shout. In town I cringe away from gaudy costumes and laughing children, listening to the firecrackers and ghoulish music. No matter where I am, the sound that dominates my thoughts is the … Continue reading Carnival

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A Cat and a Ghost

Soft fur caressed the floor as the cat crept ever closer to the dog on silent paws. The cat sat low on his haunches, taking in the vast size difference between he and the dog. But that would be of no matter, as the dog was entirely focused on her owner in hopes of some … Continue reading A Cat and a Ghost