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Kitty Cap

My dog won’t wear a hat, so she Is staying here at home with me. The party’s started, up the tree, But if she has a hat, it’s wee– By which I mean it’s hard to see Because it’s small, … Continue reading

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Hopping Sad

My sweet, expired kitty cat Is haunting me. It’s either that Or she bequeathed her favorite flea To me in perpetuity. She must have known I’d not be bored So long as there’s a hopping horde Of parasites to raise … Continue reading

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Off The Grid

Let’s both go off the grid tonight: Unplug the dog, turn out the light, Wrap foil ’round our private parts And mime until the madness starts. They always find us in the end, But ’til they do, we’ll just pretend … Continue reading

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And Then There Were None

They’re boarding up the cathouse on our street. These sixteen years the institution’s thrived, Enshrouded now in fog borne on the feet Of she from whom the nickname was derived. A passerby no whisker would have turned; It looked to … Continue reading

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Diagnosis: Purrer

A pulsing mass of matted hairs Has spread across my wrist, but there’s No cause for worry or alarm: The cat’s just sleeping on my arm.

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On The Tip Of Its Tongue

A what’s-it-called, you know, that flattish thing That lives inside itself, like in a tank Or caravan? The one that doesn’t sing Although it has a beak? That thing that sank Because it doesn’t swim? That wasn’t it But almost … Continue reading

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Opposite Day

Washing dishes, clothes, the cat, My day’s been filled with tasks like that. Now my dry utensils hate me. How my tidy whites berate me ‘Cause I’ve made ’em clean and pretty! Not my cat, though. Happy kitty!

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