Charley The Donkey

Is a happy slice of life
Who brays at six am
For his breakfast and
Makes sure you don’t
Forget about it.
It’s always a kind word
From him as you’re
Coming and going.
We should all be so
Mindful of our friends.


Poem by Kathryn Eberly


Kathryn Eberly is a poet now living in Vermont after a few years in Bangor Maine and many years in the San Francisco Bay area. Her work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies both in print and online. Most recently she has had work online in Medical Literary Messenger and Hospital Drive. These days she is appreciating the fine art of stacking firewood.