Poem of the Week – XIII

Poem by: Charles Bukowski

Book: On Cats

Publishing House: Harper Collins; edition: 2017

ISBN: 978-0-06-265143-3

Tittle: Cool Fur (p. 103)

One of our fattest

cats

CRANEY

sleeps upside down

just about

anywhere

his legs sticking up

in the air.

 

he knows that we will

never step on

him

but doesn’t know

how nervously

and incompletely we

humans

sleep.

 

and live.

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