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Buster, Miss Kitty and Tom

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Buster, Miss Kitty and Tom

Miss Kitty Katt was famous in the small hometown of mine And Buster was the town dog -- never knew a boundary line. Miss Kitty knew no limits except those she had drawn Which included one she’d posted -- “All dogs stay off this lawn.” She made it known some time ago and everybody knew That no dog ever was allowed – they knew what would ensue. Buster and Tom were hangin’ out. There ain’t no doubt up to no good. Just out there strollin’ in the hood – Looked up and there Miss Kitty stood. Now Tom, he knew Miss Kitty -- and Buster was his friend. And he recognized the trouble they both would soon be in. Miss Kitty started hissing the way that mad cats do She had been here many times before and knew just what to do. She just made straight for Tom with fire in her eyes Anyone who saw her knew her hate was not disguised. Miss Kitty’s scream was piercing -- her intent, there was no doubt, They were walking in her yard and she meant to drive them out. Ol’ Tom he realized just what there was in store Since he had also been here many times before. It sure should draw some water that he was of her kind But all ol’ Tom could think about was savin’ his behind. Salvation soon trumped honor and Valor? --- Nowhere to be found. Tom quickly realized he had no choice – he knelt down to the ground Miss Kitty in her hissy fit soared right o’er ol’ Tom’s back. And Buster stood there helpless to handle the attack. What happened wasn’t pretty and Buster had no doubt This crazy maddened mama cat was there to take him out. Nothing could be said or done to change what was to be When Buster, with a side step knocked Miss Kitty to her knees. I suppose we’ll always wonder just what went on that day When Buster and the Tom Katt just went out to play The Morning News has brought up questions about this strange event Like how Buster got his broken leg and where Miss Kitty went.

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  1. Date: 12/26/2012 3:17:00 AM
    I love this, so very cute ;}

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 10:09:00 AM
    What happened to Miss Kitty Katt? A great rhyme John. I could visualize these three. Well descriptive write indeed. Warm smiles, Connie

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 12/15/2012 12:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Connie, thanks for the review. this charade all started with "Haiku Town Dog." I don't know exactly where Buster, Miss Kitty and Tom will take me but I have people keeping an eye on them.... stay tuned... Hugs... Jake
  1. Date: 12/15/2012 8:43:00 AM
    Buster and Miss Kitty and Tom. I just loved this. I need to find out more. Thanks for sharing and also for reading my poem. Lucilla

  1. Date: 12/15/2012 1:16:00 AM
    gosh where DID she go?? This was a lot of fun . a cool animal story poem!

  1. Date: 12/13/2012 7:55:00 AM
    nice write John

    Posey Avatar John Posey
    Date: 12/13/2012 8:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, my friend, It's great to hear your comments.... Jake