Era

The Elizabethan era (1558–1603) – epoch in the Tudor period
Of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history.
 
The Vegan era (2018-2063) – epoch in the Modern period
Of the history of Earth during the reign of Vegan Central.
Historians often depict it as the golden age in Earth history.

My Cat

I jump, suddenly distracted by his petitioning meiow.
I turn, annoyed by the carnivorous edge to that whine.

‘What!?’ I say, ‘I’ve already fed you! Just an hour ago!
He stops and stares back, transfixed by my odd reaction.

I stop and stare back, and we understand each other.
Yeah, I’m the vegan, and you’re the carnivore.

It’s not your job to scare me.

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