JD DeHart - "Pluck"

I take my time

plucking your fur

to make a nest.

Sit still, lean in.

Just sleep there.

Eventually I will encircle

myself with comfort

and your coat can grow

back on for winter.

 

JD DeHart is a writer and teacher.  His work appears at a variety of places, including Gargouille and Origami Poetry.