This week, I have decided to share a poem with you. The left side of the loveseat is mine. The rest belongs to Annie. Enjoy.
On the Green Love Seat
Come into the circle of my arms.
Lay your head upon my lap.
I will rub your belly and whisper
into your floppy velvet ears
that you’re my one true love.
Stretch your paw across my arm,
lick my fingers with your long pink tongue,
sniff me with your moist black nose,
fix your amber eyes on mine.
You are my one true love.
Let your nails chafe the worn upholstery,
your tan fur coat my clothes,
your fleas walk across my bathrobe.
I will hold you anyway
for you are my one true love.
When you whimper in your dreams,
I will hold you closer still,
safe in the circle of my arms
in the endless spinning of the earth.
You, dear friend, are my one true love.