Love and Loss of Two Great Friends
So sorry for your loss 😦
Yesterday, April 17 2012, we finally had to let go of our 17 year old cat Itty Pity. She took care of me for 13 years–practically my whole adult life. She moved up to NYC from Florida with me back in 2000 and has been the one consistent thing through years of trying to “figure it out” in Brooklyn. I will greatly miss being poked in the face in the middle of the night, meowed at from the top of the refrigerator in the morning, and having to share my popsicle’s with her (she had odd tastes). Though she’s mentioned a lot in Dogs of Brooklyn her poem was edited out. Sometimes its hardest to write well about those closest to us.
The Ballad of Itty Pity
You found me splayed out on top of the garage waiting
for Debbie-gut punched by first love’s fist. My scorecard
read “World-1, Susie-0.”…
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