Werekitty

stalking her prey
a weaponless paw emerges
from beneath the dust ruffle
to berate a passing foot
with puff-ball assault

when the initial attack is unsatisfactory,
the whole beast lunges
to spin a mad ballet around the leg
of her owner
       a bite to his Achilles’ heel yields
satisfactory results: a kick
sends her screaming

purring in the corner, jack-o’-lantern happy,
the lycanthrope, devil-kitty
that just the night before
lay docile at the same feet
kitty_tomato_web

Share your thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s