GUEST POST: Tummywumps

I was perusing the diary of Tummywumps, the orange tabby with whom I reside, when I came across the following half-decent poem. I never took her for a cat with literary ambitions. She’s full of surprises…

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CHILDREN’S POEM: Squiggle de Moon

squiggle

                                                                                       

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POEM FOR CHILDREN: Amanda Minty-Twist

Amanda Minty-Twist

 

My breath is fresh

as fresh can be—

Amanda Minty-Twist

kissed

me.

 

I cannot have

a cavity—

Amanda Minty-Twist

kissed

me.

 

I’ll throw my brush

and paste away

because her breath’s

the best breath-spray.

 

And yes, it’s fresh

as fresh can be.

Amanda Minty-Twist

kissed

me.

                                            

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POEM: Who Cannot Read

Who Cannot Read

 

good books

 

and who choose to

not

 

are twin

illiterates

                                                      

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POEM: The News Turned On and Saw

The News Turned On and Saw

 

my dark-

stained coffee

cup

 

on tabletop

the glow

 

of grapefruit

sliced by light

of kitchen win-

dow

 

                                                                                       

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