Monday, June 26, 2017

1105. Genus and species, chapter and verse

They named the cat Desmond after a former friend they didn't see anymore.
On the good days, his name was a wistful reminder of a friendship lost.
Those days when he pissed on the counter, hollering his name was a catharsis.
They never saw the man, Desmond, again, but they often saw the cat - especially when he was hungry.