Cats take dictation from poet John Keats,Who came to Rome for sunshine’s remediesBut died at twenty-five, work incomplete,Rehomed in The Eternal City’s stoneEmbrace with feral feline company. They’ve learned to beckon his gentle breath back,Iambic pentameter vibrationsEncoded through quilled whiskers, then transferredVia pawprint calligraphy to books. Cats sensed their … [Read more...] about Keats And Cats In Testaccio, Rome’s Non-Catholic Cemetery, By: LindaAnn LoSchiavo
About LindaAnn LoSchiavo
Native New Yorker LindaAnn LoSchiavo (she/her), a four time nominee for The Pushcart Prize, has also been nominated for Best of the Net, Balcones Poetry Prize, an Ippy, a Firecracker Award, the Rhysling Award, and Dwarf Stars. She is a member of SFPA, The British Fantasy Society, and The Dramatists Guild. Titles for 2022: "Women Who Were Warned" (Cerasus Poetry) and "Messengers of the Macabre: Hallowe’en Poems" (Audience Askew). Forthcoming in 2023: "Apprenticed to the Night" (UniVerse Press), "Felones de Se: Poems about Suicide" (Ukiyoto Publishing), and "Vampire Ventures" (Alien Buddha Press). Forthcoming in 2024: "Cancer Courts My Mother" (Penumbra / Stanislaus State College). Forthcoming in 2025: "Eros and His Entourage" (Naked Cat Press).
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