Kittens In The Barn

Reblog. First published September 2012

oldmainer

Stepping on the porch, he stamps his feet to remove the mud from his boots before taking them off and placing them beside the door.  As he enters the kitchen, he immediately smells the familiar aroma of coffee brewing.

“Breakfast’s ready, have a seat” his wife says.  “How’re the kittens”?

“Damn cat” he says.  “Should have run her off when she showed up last year.  Don’t know why she stays where she ain’t wanted.  Nothing but a nuisance is all she is.  Now got all those little ones running around.  I hate cats”.

She places a plate before him and pours him a cup of coffee.  He hungrily digs in, sopping up his eggs with a warm biscuit.  He tips his cup and pours some coffee in his saucer, blowing on it to cool it off.  “Damn cat” he mumbles.

When finished, he carries his dishes to the sink, rinsing them and…

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About oldmainer

I am retired and live in southern Maine with my wife and two dogs. I started Oldmainer .wordpress.com as an outlet for my occasional opinions and random observations, with some poetry thrown in. I welcome anyone that wants to kick back and join me here on the porch, exploring all the gifts we have been given and the memories collected. Thanks for stopping by.
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