Torn

Torn

long lost stray cat,
searching for a home,
loving the feral life
scratching at dependence –
trained to be obsequious

domesticated feline,
running from a cage,
searching for a home,
loving the tamed life –
purring at familiar petting,
groomed to be a wild catch

torn between two worlds,
searching for a home,
curled in self-made prison
to keep the fur clean,
untouched;
isolated animal –
longing for a home

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Sharing the twistings, and musings that twirl in my mind. Hoping others can relate, or at least enjoy... To know more about me personally you can visit my website at Mind Retrofit.
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4 Responses to Torn

  1. I love this take on them! 🙂 I’ve felt the same feeling of being torn between two polar opposites in life sometimes.

  2. Angel says:

    Hi Rigel!

    Thank you for commenting! I am glad someone else can relate to my mind battle. 🙂

  3. poetjena says:

    I can totally relate. My cats are the now orphaned children of a stray cat. Your blog images are stunning incidentally.

    • Hi poetjena!

      I used to have a cat that was rescued from being a stray. I could feel her same struggles at times. She wanted me near her, but would also lash out if she felt insecure. I can relate to that very much. I am so happy that you enjoy the images. I link to all of them to the original artist, or website where I locate them.

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