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Morocco in a Moment – by Laurie Kuntz

Posted on Jul 5, 2017 by in July 2017 | 10 comments

Wet cobblestones and tight alleyways
lead to a calico cat sprawled
against a blue wood door, slightly ajar,
exposing the veiled lady in the shadowed frame,
our shared, dark eyes meet
and with no language, but gestured commonalities,
I bend toward her cat, rubbing against my ankles.
Perfect purrs accept a stranger’s hand.
This woman and I share a smile,
but only for a moment–then we return
to our strange, strange, separate, lives


  1. Zen in Morocco. Boom!

    • Boom back to you and thanks for your poetic sensibilities!

  2. Beautiful, written by my childhood, middlehood, and adulthood friend.
    Isn’t she wonderful๐Ÿ’•
    With much love and appreciation for a very special poet and friend
    Carol Joy Adelman

    • AWW , you are my main muse.. our childhood experiences become our poems.

  3. Woah. I get it. Thanks.

    • Thank you, glad this struck a respondent chord!

  4. Lovely and so evocative, Laurie. Have never visited Morocco, but feel closer now.

    • Thank you and glad the poem resonated with you!

  5. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ!

    • Many thanks! Glad this struck a respondent chord!

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