The Junction
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The Junction

Photo by Tasos Mansour on Unsplash

My Girlfriend’s Black Cat

I had just started dating Joan when I met her black cat on a cold day in February. Once I sat on the couch, the cat immediately disliked me. She hissed and turned her backside, lifted her tail, and revealed the most unsightly hole.

“Her name is Tasha,” said Joan making tea in the kitchen. “She’s very protective.”



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Mark Tulin

A California writer/photographer whose dreams are more vivid than his waking life. Poetry, Humor, Sexuality, and Fiction —