Lodestar Quarterly

Lodestar Quarterly
Figure reaching for a star Issue 6 • Summer 2003 • Poetry


Trebor Healey

Was a stray cat we found
We thought: "Who knows,
maybe bodhisattvas come back as cats sometimes"

We fed him
gave him a place to sleep
and watched for signs

But all he ever did was fuck and fight his way through the night
We called it crazy wisdom
and did the same

Trebor Healey is the author of the 2004 Ferro-Grumley and Violet Quill award-winning novel Through It Came Bright Colors. His poetry collection Sweet Son of Pan is due out from Suspect Thoughts Press in June 2006, and a short story collection, A Perfect Scar and Other Stories, is will be released by Harrington Park Press in 2007. Trebor lives in Los Angeles where he is at work on his second novel. www.treborhealey.com.

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