With the tenderest of breaths

He blows the embers and flames burst forth

Lapping boldly into the night sky

As if to challenge the moon

While the cats flip upside down at his slightest touch

And purr.


Love is like that,

All gentleness, all fire and occasionally claws.

About eteal

Reverend Teal is a minister, chaplain, artist and storyteller. She specializes in the human-animal bond and all its healing aspects.
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