The View From The Back of the Couch

Cat in an Empty Apartment

Published on April 14, 2011 | Tags:

By Wislawa Szymborska Die—you can’t do that to a cat. Since what can a cat do in an empty apartment? Climb the walls? Rub up against the furniture? Nothing seems different here, but nothing is the same. Nothing has been moved, but there’s more space. And at nighttime no lamps are lit. Footsteps on the staircase, but they’re new ones. […]