Felis Catus Slaughters a Bunny

The door I should’ve remembered to latch,

or recognized the hunter’s howl,

but I forgot, and now her catch

she’s brought indoors to kill.

Sweet but still a cacciatrice,

an assassin by nature, la gente dice,

teaches me by example, then preens.

 

Copyright 2018

T. Allen Culpepper