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Just Hangin' Around

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Below is the poem entitled Just Hangin' Around which was written by poet Caryl Muzzey. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Just Hangin' Around

Here I hang permanently latched to this coat peg
while fumbling though my mind what I did wrong.
Oh please release me I constantly meow and beg
but to no avail no one heeds my lonely cat song,
so I may be hanging freely my lifelong.

As I now recall, I went on a mouse strike
I refused to eat the gray furry critter.
Packed my vittles and headed off on my bike
until I was retrieved by my little sitter,
so now I hang here like a piece of litter.

For punishment she dressed me in overhauls and shirt
and hung me on this hook for my timeout.
I loathe being clothed, I am glad it is not a skirt
it would be quite airy no doubt,
so I will hang here and quietly pout.

Copyright © 2011 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Aug. 3, 2011

Fourth Place Winner ~ "Hangin' in there" Poetry Contest
Sponsored by: Francine Roberts
Aug. 29, 2011

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  1. Date: 11/18/2011 5:24:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Brian's "Any 2011 Poem" contest Caryl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/15/2011 10:12:00 PM
    Congratulations on your HM in Brian's contest Caryl

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 11:03:00 AM
    Congrats Caryl on a super big win in the contest with this delightful entry my friend.. kudos on the win luv..

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 10:17:00 AM
    Many congrats, Caryl : )

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 8:05:00 AM
    Congrats on your creative win..Sara

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 7:57:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Francine's "Hangin In There" contest Caryl. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 5:35:00 AM
    cuteness, caryl!! laurels for you on the fine, fine win! :) huggs!

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 12:57:00 AM
    Guess he learned his lesson and will be "mousing" again, Caryl. Cute take on the contest and congrats on your win! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/10/2011 12:15:00 AM
    congrats on your 4th place win in the contest Caryl , loved the last line

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 11:50:00 AM
    funny and cute one!! enjoyed!

  1. Date: 8/3/2011 11:01:00 AM
    Nice take on the theme of the contest, Caryl