The Cat

November 14, 2012
It is the laziest of all creatures,
It could eat and eat filet all the day long.
Investigative eyes is a feature,
And it will sing to you its forlorn song.

It will avoid you like the plague by day,
Skulking, running, bounding, from room to room.
By night it searches through the halls for its prey,
The hunted will meet its impending doom.

The whisper of whiskers against the door,
Tip-toe, pitter-patter, sneakily creeps.
All at once bounding across the floor,
Whoosh goes the paw across the mouse hole deep.

“Drat!” says the cat, missed the mark once again,
Once more the mouse hunt will have to begin.

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Rancom said...
Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:47 pm
It describes a cat perfectly :D
Hannabug replied...
Jan. 3, 2013 at 9:52 pm
LOL I know I have alot of cats XD
MonsterGirl2000 said...
Jan. 3, 2013 at 5:30 pm
i love it!!
Hannabug replied...
Jan. 3, 2013 at 5:37 pm
L7SquariaN This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Dec. 1, 2012 at 2:58 am
Cats are my favorite haha, and this poem does them a much deserved justice. They've been underlooked by dogs for too long. The tone was aptly dominating, while the rhyming portrayed their grace and "playfulness". 5/5
Hannabug replied...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 5:04 pm
Ya same here lol... IDK why people hate cats so much cause mine aren't that bad :/
AlexanderQ said...
Dec. 1, 2012 at 1:22 am
It flows and rhymes really nice. I like the last line the best!
Hannabug replied...
Dec. 3, 2012 at 5:03 pm
bulby545 said...
Nov. 28, 2012 at 10:09 pm
its funny i loved it  
Hannabug replied...
Nov. 28, 2012 at 10:15 pm
Thank you!!
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