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*The Following Poem appears in a short book by Nolan Storey called “Chaotic Hope.”  It can be purchased at Blue Cypress Books.



A Cat is a secret keeper,

She’ll give none of yours away.

A cat is a friend in sorrow,

She’ll share your burdens any day.

A cat is there when times are good,

She’ll make your joy deeper.

A cat is there when you fall ill,

She’ll help fend off the reaper.


A cat brings love,

Life, warmth, and beauty.

To feed her and love her back;

your only duty.

A cat’s love

Means never having to face life alone,

My cat’s meows

Keep compassion deep in my bones.



Be sure to check out some of Big Easy Magazine’s previously featured poets including Sharita, Nolan, Julia, Tyree and Joao!

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