Merlin too 2005


Merlin seems to have appointed himself
Guardian of my sleep
Tonight he sits on the altar next to Bast
Statue and cat in identical poses,
One facing out;
The other towards the window
He must have been practising
To get his tail just so.

Later he will retire to the piece of
Carpet above my head
And sleep there til I wake

How comforting it is to know no matter
How I am, or what I do,
There is a heart that loves me true.

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About titflasher

Writer, blogger, animal activist, people activist, dream-catcher maker, mommy to 9 cats and a roving band of foxes ... Blog name comes from my father's suggestion for the title of my autobiography ... after my mother's and my awful habit of flashing whenever the security police took our photo in the dark old days of apartheid South Africa. I love nature, including creepy crawlies and people, find life fascinating and frustrating and have two terrible weaknesses - nictotine and animals in distress ... can't abide the latter situation and can't give up the former. I'm Pagan but not anti-Christian, funny but quite serious, light-hearted but can be annoying. I am warm-hearted until someone p*sses on me too much, then I get soggy and even. Feel free to link me but all the words on these pages is copyrighted, so copy it and take the credit and I will find you and slap you upside the head, hard. The blog is probably best read via category as there is loads on here already, and I just got started :-)
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