audaciously catty

Playing with “anthropomorphism” at dVerse poetics with Lillian 🙂

fat cat in silky
top hat, walks
sleek this season
(has no reason
to run) saunters
too confidently,
(pompous louse)
directly to famed
doghouse- ritzy,
spacious place
(will absent dog
give chase?)
cat pauses for
grand entrance,
smiles smugly to
paparazzi & me.
then, full of pride,
he slinks inside
to curl up cool
in empty dish;
crinkles pug nose-
where’s my fish?
long afternoon nap
(could be a trap?)
it’s easy to be,
like i already said,
audaciously catty
after dog is dead.

17 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. dianadevlinblog
    Apr 11, 2017 @ 02:33:18

    Ha ha ha so well captured!

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  2. Sabio Lantz
    Apr 08, 2017 @ 05:58:31

    Ah, that nasty ole cat — I already miss the dog. Get another, don’t let that cat become even more self-contently spoiled! 😉
    (very fun !)

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  3. MarinaSofia
    Apr 07, 2017 @ 07:20:19

    Ah, a bittersweet ending but so finely observed – that cat attitude, and fun and jaunty rhyming!

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  4. Janice
    Apr 06, 2017 @ 09:49:46

    I love your cat profile…reminds me of how our cats must sip from every fresh bowl of water and try out every cushion (we have two dogs)…the ending was sad

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  5. colorfulpen
    Apr 06, 2017 @ 08:46:21

    I love the kitty’s top hat and confident ways.

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  6. lillian
    Apr 06, 2017 @ 05:54:34

    Oh my!!! Surprise ending here😊 Love that fat cat in silky top hat, curling up in the dog’s empty bowl. Purrrrrrfect behavior for that silly cat! They find the most amazing places to curl up. Thanks for posting to the prompt – love your take on it!!

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  7. frankhubeny
    Apr 06, 2017 @ 00:47:42

    I suspect the cat may miss the old ways with when the dog was a constraint to deal with.

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  8. Imelda
    Apr 05, 2017 @ 23:45:01

    Good for the cat, but I am sorry for the dog.
    Fun take here (except for the very last line which is sad).

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  9. Grace
    Apr 05, 2017 @ 17:39:37

    Well the cat is having the time of his life, smiles ~

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  10. hypercryptical
    Apr 05, 2017 @ 15:44:56

    Sad about the cat – but I guess the cat’s chuffed to ribbons,
    Loved your words BTW.
    Kind regards
    Anna :o]

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  11. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Apr 05, 2017 @ 14:56:12

    When cat’s away the mouse will play
    when dog’s away the cat will have his way…

    Love your self confident cat (but i feel sad for the dog)

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