Cat Wang on Snow

Master lets me in
out of the snow, makes little
kissing noises. Cute.

I shake off fresh flakes.
He lacks curiosity
as to creation

out of nothing. Give
me the window seat; the snow
falls time out of time,

buries the garden.
I suppose his excuse is
another deadline.

Author: Tom D'Evelyn

Tom D'Evelyn is a private editor and writing tutor in Cranston RI and, thanks to the web, across the US and in the UK. He can be reached at tom.develyn@comcast.net. D'Evelyn has a PhD in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley. Before retiring he held positions at The Christian Science Monitor, Harvard University Press, Boston University and Brown University. He ran a literary agency for ten years, publishing books by Leonard Nathan and Arthur Quinn, among others. Before moving to Portland OR he was managing editor at Single Island Press, Portsmouth NH. He blogs at http://tdevelyn.com and other sites.

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