National Poetry Month: Perch of Cat

Perch of Cat
By Aaron (Middlepoet) Jackson
 
Shared couch
Dog perched like
Cat
Sibling quadruped

Buried under blanket
Made by
Mother

Awaiting human return
Working for treats
Animals of all kinds

Reunited on the weekend
Family packed together
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Poet’s Bio: Aaron Jackson (also know as Middlepoet) is the former Poet Laureate of Jersey City, NJ. He has spent time living in Vermont, Los Angeles and now he is back in Jersey City.

Note: In honor of National Poetry Month, JCI will be publishing the work of local poets. Enjoy!

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