Home, New Start

Moving in

Photo by Ash Edmonds on Unsplash
I brush you off 
Fur on sticky paper
Mulch on the driveway
Prints on my car yet to find its home in the garage
I see you 
Your friends
Under the trees I am yet to name
In my new yard
Moving the stillness from my office view
I hear you
Brazen tails
Against dry, winter Texan grass
Scurried escapes 
Sounds my dog retrieves 
For me
While my ears learn 
At their own pace
I catch you
Stolen purrs on the deck
In the moment
Before human awakeness
A pause 
But free to claim
This space
We left Ohio
To find ours
Your home
While we are still
Making it ours
Thank you 
For letting us
Move in
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