Sometimes You Just Feel Invisible

Sometimes You Just Feel Invisible
Written by Jennifer Kiley
Photo of Family Companion Animals
Photograph by Shawn MacKenzie
Schroeder-the Jekyll & Hyde of Cats-kisses & snuggles switching instantaneously to bites & growls. And then there's Saki-our Amazon Parrot-my protector-she bites me when she thinks I am in danger. OUCH!!! One of her satisfactions is when she imitates Snoopy on his Sopwith Camel dive-bombing The Red Baron-in this instance replace TRB with Shawn-cannot get near me when Saki is sitting on my shoulder or near me in anyway. A true love/hate relationship with Shawn who gives her peanut treats whenever Saki asks. Now look at the love between S & S. It is a labour of love. In this photograph, Saki has only just started to fly over to us. Her life before us was trauma filled & neglect. Loved Shawn first but switched over to me. Now we are symbiotic & copacetic & share everything-Food & Love & Snuggles & I get a Heroic Protector who sleeps/sits on me when I write or doing anything at all. A Love Note for My Two Favorite Cuddlers.  1280x960

Schoeder [the cat] – Saki [the Amazon Parrot]

Schroeder-the Jekyll & Hyde of Cats-kisses & snuggles switching instantaneously to bites & growls. And then there’s Saki-our Amazon Parrot-my protector-she bites me when she thinks I am in danger. OUCH!!! One of her satisfactions is when she imitates Snoopy on his Sopwith Camel dive-bombing The Red Baron-in this instance replace TRB with Shawn-cannot get near me when Saki is sitting on my shoulder or near me in anyway. A true love/hate relationship with Shawn-who gives her peanut treats whenever Saki asks. Now look at the love between S & S. It is a labour of love. In this photograph-Saki has only just started to fly over to us. Her life before us was trauma filled & neglect. Loved Shawn first but switched over to me. Now we are symbiotic & copacetic. We share everything-Food-Love & Snuggles. I get an Heroic Protector who sleeps/eats/sits/ snuggles/dances on me when I write or do anything. A Love Note for My Two Favorite Cuddlers. Kisses-Jk [One of Their Two Mums] ps. I am not Invisible to them. They need me as I need them & want me in their lives.

Sometimes You Just Feel Invisible
By j.kiley
17th July 2013

Sometimes you just feel
Invisible no sight no
Depth of shape no dimensions

Vision forward moves
Past forgotten locked in lost
Memories committed done

Frozen locked in time
Tripping tricking psyche deep
Confusion delusions thoughts

Trapping murderers
Vanquish shadows’ reflection
Innocence stolen destroyed

Perversion alive
Evil plans continue then
New images prevailing

Subconscious nightmares
Dreams retold when awakened
Bulldozers crashing breaking

Home protects safe place
Breathe panic out with symptoms
Expand light growing healing

© j.kiley 2013
multiple haiku


“The Flower Duet (Lakmé)” – Léo Delibes

9 thoughts on “Sometimes You Just Feel Invisible

    • If I could be in your presence I would see you. Even though I am not I see you before me. It is scary to feel invisible. A sense of purpose seem so connected to being the opposite. Yes, that damned bulldozer. It is from a dream. What is the threatened destruction of a safe place. Is that a false sense of security we need to stabilize our consciousness? I need to reach out more, to you most of all. We can share the quietness but know someone special is their with you. a.l. Jennifer

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  1. I thought that was a great post (as most of yours are). I currently live in a state on invisibility unless I am needed for something or the kitchen gets dirty. Then I am a very visible kicking bag for someone else’s misplaced hostility. Afterwards, I slide back into obscurity and, am grateful for the respite. Soon this will be a non-issue, and me and my “wiggle worm” of a cat won’t ave to be in this hostile presence any longer. I can choose to be visible or invisible.

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