Christina Anne Hawthorne
Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
Category Archives: Cats
Cat consciousness was beyond defining, a way of thinking both humorous and devine, both mischievousness and purring affection at her side. There were times when she wondered at life —all the while knowing her cat wondered too— and found herself … Continue reading
There were times when she attempted to define the creature at her feet or purring upon her spine. Into the feline divine she delved, a place of purring cat serenity sharing unexpected space with feline eccentricity. How to understand that … Continue reading
So long, so many years, memory fading, but not the faces, not the personalities, not ever the names. Each kitty a piece of her heart she’d never forget, each meow in expectation, each purr at night was another addition to … Continue reading
Dearest Santa, with your holiday wiles, know nothing of challenges, of holiday trials. You travel the globe each Christmas Eve, yet you’ve not designed the kitty-proof Christmas tree. Stockings, wreaths, less fun than branches. The night’s tolling tree bells forewarning … Continue reading
We thought we had a chance, we thought we’d survive, but when the clawed fuzzies attacked they wouldn’t be denied. Coming in the dead of night purring bewitching sounds, before we could escape they groomed and pulled us down. Some … Continue reading