Buckminster & Amber 16

Amber in window
I wait here every day, hoping to see him pass my way
Perhaps a passing glance, a knowing look
How can he leave me so alone?
It’s been almost a week.
Bucks, hear my plea
Come back to me!
The two of us belong together, not apart
Can you not feel my aching heart?
Where has he gone?
He’s not an outdoor cat
I worry so
Has something happened to my love
Am I to never know?

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About Bruce Louis Dodson

Bruce Louis Dodson is an American expat now living in Borlänge, Sweden with his wife, cat and dog. He is an artist and world traveler who writes fiction and poetry and practices photography in his less than copious free time. His work has appeared in: Barely South Review - Boundaries Issue, Blue Collar Review, Pulsar Poetry (UK), Foliate Oak, Breadline Press West Coast Anthology . The E-buffet, Qarrtsiluni, Struggle Magazine, Pearl Literary Magazine, Contemporary Literature Review: India, 3rd Wednesday, Sleeping Cat Books - Trip of a Lifetime Anthology, Northern Liberties Review, Authors Abroad - Foreign & and Far Away Anthology, The Path, Page & Spine, The Crucible, Sleeping Cat Books -Trips of a Lifetime, Vine Leaves, Pirene's Fountain,Tic Toc Anthology - Kind of a Hurricane Press, Cordite Poetry Review, Buffalo Almanac and mgv2.
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4 Responses to Buckminster & Amber 16

  1. Heartbreaking and well told. Thanks.

  2. Alice says:

    Oh, dear! He has not returned?

  3. Bruce how can you do this to us? The suspense is terrible…

  4. catnipoflife says:

    This is just too-o-o-o sad! I agree with Valerie, the suspense is terrible…

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