Discarded Paper

shopping done
we’re back home
the cat nests
in a pile of discarded paper

My small stone submitted to the Mindful Writing Challenge at Writing Our Way Home:  http://www.writingourwayhome.com/2012/12/new-badges-for-our-jan-13-mindful.html

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  1. I don’t know why we spend money on cat toys when they find discarded items the most entertaining. I can visualize this well, Gayle.

    I’ve not done small stones before — but decided to jump in. Not sure what I am doing, but I will wing it until I discover otherwise! Here’s to a New Year and adventure on the journey!! 😀


  2. I can just visualize its contentment. 🙂


  3. I can see this too ~ so few words, yet so vivid 🙂


  4. Haha! Excellent observation Gayle! Happy New Year to you and your family! 🙂


  5. Cats just love paper and cardboard boxes don’t they… Wishing you a wonderful 2013 … with lots of Blessings…. we know what they are don’t we? 🙂 Hugs Sue xoxo


    • Yes, they do…that nice rustling sound and “things” in there to pounce on. Many blessings to you as well, Sue. Yes, we surely know what they are…they can show up in these cute, little packages. :~) Hugs and love…


  6. haha i love that about cats…they are home anywhere….very cool capture of the moment…


    • That’s what this mindful writing challenge is all about…capturing moments in our lives. This is an ongoing one in mine.


  7. A lovely stone indeed, perfect sense of the season … including Sita! Wonderful. 🙂


    • Thank you, Jamie. This is about my daughter’s cat Rumi. I had to leave Sita behind when I moved here. Sita and he do not get along. They lived together for years and never could get it together. It would have been a very unhappy household if I had brought her. My daughter offered to perhaps keep them separate in the house somehow…but I knew it just would be so stressful for them both. I cried and cried when I left her. But she is in wonderful hands with Tom…he is so sweet and attentive to her. I will be visiting her soon. And if circumstances change and I can manage it, I will bring her to live with me. I miss her so.


  8. My long-gone cat used to love hiding in the empty boxes then surprising us! Fun poem…



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