working from home. A poem by Katie Moynagh

no cats today, saw one yesterday
mosquitoes too
birds gathering twigs, building nests
bumble bees and butterflies
8:28 for an 8:30 start
the hum of the refrigerator
nearly blocking out
the ticking of the clock
Katie Moynagh worked professionally as an actor, dancer and singer in Chicago, Houston, San Antonio, LA, and Phoenix before immigrating to Ireland in 1993. When she could no longer act due to physical disability, she turned her creative energies to writing. Katie is an active member of the Dublin Writers Forum and Ink Slingers. See her blog,

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