Cat and Mouse #poetry #deadlines


kitty

 

leaving me one morsel

follow affection’s trail

perfect is the trap

“sir, you are no mere cat!”

*

turn from being shunned

closer now you come

sidle Cheshire smile

“sit with me awhile”

*

again, I take the bait

no exit no escape

in your claws another mouse

 so many in this house

***

sand  another wall

this house has endless seasons

a poem on the stairs

up stairs

This  “Cat” poem (prompted by Poet’s United) was written on the stairs on a scrap of cardboard while I was sanding and prepping something else that doesn’t want to stay attached to my house.

I am nearing completion (next Wednesday my deadline) of a year-long remodel.  I look forward to writing the stories cluttering in my head.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

17 thoughts on “Cat and Mouse #poetry #deadlines

  1. I well know the patching and restoring of old houses. Good for you nearing completion!!!!! I remember when you began, and you have persevered. Love the poem…..cats do love bringing mice indoors….

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  2. This is a delightfully cheerful reminder of how pragmatic if not clacluting a cats hunting and survival skills can be – all power to the cat! And careful on those stairs!

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  3. I can imagine your cat rubbing up against your leg as you sit on the stairs, scribbling on your cardboard. Oops! There goes the pencil!

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  4. Cats do like to prove their worth with depositing mouse carcasses proudly for owners to marvel at. As kids we were the ones to clean up the corpses to put in the trash as mother was too squeamish about them!

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  5. Who can dispute thr enigma that is a cat? Each one so different, so unpredictable, yet each as beguiling.as the other and guaranteeing the willing enslavment of all human admirers.

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