Couldn't Find You Even If I Tried

I knew you
under a pseudonym
eventually I lost you
to the hills of Virginia
I think
you went by Alice Paul
but that won’t help me now
Last time we spoke
you looked around my room
and said you kept
expecting a cat underfoot
I said you’re so right

#8 in April! For Sherry’s prompt to the Real Toads: SUFFRAGETTES