Black Petals Issue #78 Winter, 2017

Roadkill Cat
Mars-Chris Friend
All is As It Should Be-Fiction by Roy Dorman
Clown Attack-Fiction by Paul Strickland
One Hell of an Interview-Fiction by Daniel Clausen
Sacrifices-Fiction by Toney Baus
Self-Immolation-Fiction by Michael Mulvihill
Surviving Montezuma, Ch. 5 &6-Fiction by Kenneth James Crist
The Lucky Break-Fiction by Hillary Lyon
Those Other Guys-Fiction by Kenneth James Crist
Only at Night-Poem by Cindy O'Quinn
Ouija-Poem by Ramona Thompson
Roadkill Cat-Poem by Ramona Thompson

Roadkill Cat

By Ramona Thompson ( 2016)


And still it purrs

Returning every night

To haunt my dreams

Coming back for nine lives

To avenge the one it lost

Yes, tonight

The Roadkill Cat swallows my soul


Ramona Thompson, author of BP #78’s poems, “Ouija” and “Roadkill Cat,” has been writing for more than 20 years. Her credits include work with, Calvary Cross, Dead Snakes, Blood Moon Rising, Howl, This Ain't No Rodeo and many more. Readers/fans may stalk her on Facebook or e-mail

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