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Beneath the Ball-Park Bench

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Beneath the Ball-Park Bench

Black markings shade the space beneath green eyes,
for Friday night means football in these parts. 
The name is Simon, snooping is my art,
my reg'lar seat's beneath two hefty guys.
There's plenty popcorn almost ev'ry time -
bits of sandwiches, chips and pizza parts.
When our team's doing good and scoring yards,
dessert is ice cream -makes my purr-er chime.

I share with Sugar, tablemate tonight.
Before the crowd leaves, we will scamper off.
Mix cats with water;  there'll be a riot.
On Friday night, good food is my delight
but we get out before they hose the trough.
Game called for rain? means we're on a diet!


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  1. Date: 4/23/2013 7:41:00 PM
    Your poetry comes to life here, play by by play, I much enjoyed this xxx

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 5:30:00 PM
    Congrats on your great winning work..Very creative thinking on your part.Sara

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:52:00 PM
    hahaha, a cat!! at first I thought it was gonna be some guy snooping on looking up girls' skirts or something. this was very original, Reason. I really like it and congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 9:21:00 AM
    Cute poem, congrats!

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 10:13:00 PM
    Reason, 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: 3/28/2013 6:53:00 AM
    Gotta love it! Interesting thoughts Reason!

  1. Date: 3/28/2013 3:42:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win reason xx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 7:50:00 PM
    Congrats on your win Reason xxx

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 5:02:00 PM
    Wonderful lighter side of life!!!loved it....Donna

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 2:25:00 PM
    Nice! Reminds me of the poems of Archy the cockroach, who also saw life "from the underside". Congratulations on your fine win!

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 2:15:00 PM
    Very clever from a cat's view. Congrats Reason.

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:24:00 PM
    How really clever from the cat's point of view. Very nice. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 12:24:00 PM
    Congratulations, Reason! I very much enjoyed reading this creative piece!