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ALL SMILES

(Cheshire)

written by: Ann Christine Tabaka

@TabakaChris

 

Hello, he said
With a toothy grin
Who are you?
And where have you been?

I looked all around
But all I could see
Were big glowing teeth
Smiling back at me

High up in the tree
He slowly appeared
From nose to tail
It was rather weird

He was striped orange
And utterly rotund
Hearing him laugh
Left me quite stunned

Then once again
He was gone in a flash
My head still confused
Away I did dash

Was that all real
Or an illusion I had
All that I know is
That cat was quite mad

Ann Christine Tabaka

Ann Christine Tabaka

SEPTEMBER 2018 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Ann Christine Tabaka was nominated for the 2017 Pushcart Prize in Poetry. She is the winner of Spillwords Press 2020 Publication of the Year (Poetic), has been internationally published, and won poetry awards from numerous publications. She is the author of 10 poetry books. She has recently been published in several micro-fiction anthologies and short story publications. Christine lives in Delaware, USA. She loves gardening and cooking. Chris lives with her husband and four cats. Her most recent credits are: The American Writers Review; The Phoenix; Burningword Literary Journal; Muddy River Poetry Review; The Write Connection; Ethos Literary Journal, North of Oxford, Pomona Valley Review, Page & Spine, West Texas Literary Review, The Hungry Chimera, Sheila-Na-Gig, Foliate Oak Review, The Stray Branch, The McKinley Review, Fourth & Sycamore (a complete list of publications is available upon request).
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