“Alley Cat 2” © Edward Michael Supranowicz


Memes Old & New

Velvet legends
silently rock
bouffant hairdos

Poker-faced mutts
inspect their cards
at baize tables

Fat white-furred cats
float satisfied
loafed on glass

Tender fathers
shade young children
from heavy rain


Christina Petrides is an expatriate American living and working on Jeju Island, Republic of Korea. A score of her poems have been published in periodicals over the last two years.

Edward Michael Supranowicz has had artwork and poems published in the US and other countries. Both sides of his family worked in the coalmines and steel mills of Appalachia.