Owner and cat2012-09-19 Gail Dendy explores the ritual of choosing a pet and preparing for his life-long stay.
Cardiac arrest2012-09-11 Gail Dendy describes a cardiac event.
No haikus2012-09-06 Gail Dendy pleads you to abstain ... from writing haikus!
Prey2012-05-03 "The lie of the land is plain,
distilled by perfect sight and scent."
Dysfunctional2012-04-25 "I grew up with bombs exploding
around me ... "
About to happen2012-04-20 A new poem by Gail Dendy.
Don’t be afraid2012-01-30 We’ll keep his ashes safe,
so don’t be afraid
to open the box.
Not like myself2012-01-30 I’m not myself today.
From the bathroom sink
I lift up a face with its glassy eyes
and pallid flesh, shake off the water,
No, that’s not me. Definitely.
The parcel2012-01-30 I made a parcel of it
and I left it there
on the kitchen table:
A Tale to Tell2011-10-06
A Cat named Ollie2011-10-05
The duvet2011-09-02 The duvet has the brown stain
of cat’s paw, of general outside spaces
brought inside along with a dead bird, perhaps,