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Cat Tales in the Glaring

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Cat Tales in the Glaring

Put purring sounds around me, yes, I'm the apple of your eye.
Your furry form is always warm, your purr is a lull-a-bye
Arms and legs entwine us, so strong, Mime and brother Sy 
around a dreamy place we lay and picture summertime.
Me and Mama [Molly] cuddle with our wee Tom cat
like balls we bounce and then pounce 'till Mama tells us scat!  
The glaring's* full of mischief rivalry and combat,
Circle round see what we've found, it flies, why it's a gnat!
Round we go till dinner time, then back we go like that 
The bosom warm, the cuddly form of our sweet Molly cat
Sun up, sun down, this is the life of Sy and Mime cat-lets.


*group of cats is referred to as a "clowder" or a "glaring",a male cat is called a "tom" 
a female is called a "molly"...I named the girl Kitten Mime ;)

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  1. Date: 3/28/2013 9:17:00 PM
    Congratulations, with your winning poem Debbie , I'm also stopping by to say hi, and wish you an early Happy Easter, just in case I don't have time to stop by in the next few days. take care and have yourself a good one~ Always & Forever *LINDA"

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:13:00 PM
    very cute~SKAT

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 5:01:00 PM
    Great one Debbie. Rick

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 3:19:00 PM
    Congratulations Debbie great win!

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 7:53:00 AM
    Lovely poem Debbie, I love your acrostic and all your notes, congratulations on your win.

  1. Date: 3/24/2013 12:38:00 AM
    My hearty congratulations on your 2nd place win in my contest my dear friend Debbie! I extremely love and enjoyed your amazing poem with its unique and lovely format. Thank you so much for your full support. Have a blessed Palm Sunday/Weekend! love and hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 3/8/2013 2:06:00 AM
    so sweet..so enjoyed your charming poem <3 :) thanks dear guru Debbie <3 luv and hugs <3...suki

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 2:42:00 PM
    This is a wonderful way to write a rhyme. Very clever Debbie. Great imagery too. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 9:16:00 AM
    awww, love this sweet write, Debs - a glaring of cats (I like that, lol). Thanks, my friend - great contest : )

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 7:40:00 AM
    Reads like interesting pets..I bet that they keep things exciting..Enjoyed reading this morn..Thanks for stopping by to let me know that I placed in the contest..I need to go in and check out the contests wins..Sara

  1. Date: 3/6/2013 4:24:00 AM
    Wow! This is very smart a way to do a poem and yes learned something new again from you. I really have to keep up with the reading and commenting part of poetry especially of poets like you. Always a gain reading your work Debbie. Big big thanks for liking my haibun and placing it at the top. Yes learnt it from you and you have very much been a part of my haiku writing skills having improved. soupmail

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 9:32:00 PM
    I love this. It's such an interesting and clever way to do the cat challenge. You made it so much better than an ordinary cat poem. Glad you liked my spring writing. thanks, Debs.

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 7:09:00 PM
    intresting facts. i've never seen a clowder.

    Guzzi Avatar Debbie Guzzi
    Date: 3/5/2013 7:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    yup a group of cats can be called either a glaring or a clowder! cool beans aye?
  1. Date: 3/5/2013 3:21:00 PM
    clever poetry here Debbie, and nothing lost in it's creation.. enjoyed reading this..

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 1:48:00 PM
    I really enjoyed this, Debbie..I've not seen anything quite like it...Caleb

  1. Date: 3/5/2013 3:03:00 AM
    Great work, looks difficlut to so.

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 4:47:00 PM
    Now, how in the heck...I wouldn't even ATTEMPT to try something like this cher, and rhyme it too?...My mind is blown...

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 4:37:00 PM
    I enjoyed this very much. Very clever Debbie

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 2:59:00 PM
    i love the format of this poem - so creative and clever! bravo to you!

  1. Date: 3/4/2013 1:12:00 PM
    Debbie a very cool write, the internal rhymes work very well and a clever format, I like...David