muddy paw prints

His Calling Card

by Bess Kemp

muddy paw prints
on white tablecloth
give him away

he knows
he's not supposed to
be up there

but he cannot resist
searching for
a left over cereal bowl
or other tidbit

he will hunt
where he can
and leave evidence
without care

muddy paw prints

More of Bess Kemp's poetry is available
on on The Anville Family Tree.

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His Calling Card ©1998 by Bess Kemp


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