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Un-Christmas Kittyku

kitty’s reflections
the Grim Reaper scythes
more ornaments


kitty on treetop
the angel of death surveys
damage below


body parts of balls
scatter across living room
kitty blames dog


demolition kitty
bulldozes Christmas tree


Patricia Carragon’s latest chapbooks from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku (2019) and The Cupcake Chronicles (2017) and from Finishing Line Press, Innocence (2017). She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Her debut novel, Angel Fire, is from Alien Buddha Press.