This is the night you propose to the cat. She has nothing left to prove to you. She is wild and pale and her eyes are green as pickles. You know there are parts of your heart that you can offer her fluffy light spirit. You have stopped answering the phone, made changes to your will. Snowball, you say. Just the sound of her name is a wedding gown.
Meg Pokrass is the author of a new collection, Spinning to Mars (Blue Light Book Award, 2021) serves as Founding Co-Editor, along with Gary Fincke, of Best Microfiction.