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Shark, Cat Contortionist

Shark, the cat, is sitting catty-wampus today. He is a contortionist. His head is to the north, His tail to the west, paws to the east, crossed in a southwesterly way, except for one which is Somehow sticking up in the air like a lone feather. He is licking his Neverland region, as I step Over him. At first when I noticed him on the porch, with all these extensions, I thought he was a Fat, giant spider. Shark is an older cat, there is no way he should have this kind of agility, but He does, and I am in awe.

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Date: 10/14/2018 11:26:00 PM
Love this!! Such an awesome description, and "catty-wampus"- what a great word! ;D (Your comment about Mr. Fluffy Pants also had me cracking up... it probably was humiliation... you know the razzing from "Shark" would be unbearable! hahaha
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 10/15/2018 3:39:00 AM
Hahaha Right. And they were brothers! Catty-wampus is a word I have always wanted to use. I am proud to do it here.
Date: 10/14/2018 3:23:00 PM
Sure made me smile Caren you have such a brilliant way with words I could picture the cat so vividly:-) hugs Jan xx
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 10/14/2018 3:30:00 PM
Thank you Jan. This darling cat is hiding out in a hut on the porch right now, only his eyes showing as we have a flood warning and a freeze warning right now.
Date: 10/14/2018 3:08:00 PM
I love your description of this cat with such an unusal name . Wasn't that the name of the gang on West Side STory? The Sharks and the jets? So cute . Love to read your poetry. If I had more time, caren, truly I would spend more time perusing your poems, but you write so many each day and I only have so much time to see poems here. You are wonderfully prolific.
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 10/14/2018 3:32:00 PM
Thank you Andrea. I am on a little mission with myself to crank out ten poems a day, since I have no idea which ones might appeal and which ones are silly. I can go from silly to irritated to enthusiastic pretty fast. Do not feel like you have to read all of this. I don't. Shark is a name my grandchildren came up with, I think it was Molly, age 5 at the time. Jack, age 3 came up with the other cat's name: Mr. Fluffy Pants." Unfortunately Shark's brother Mr. Fluffy Pants ran off years ago, maybe due to humiliation.
Date: 10/14/2018 1:27:00 PM
As a cat owner; I could do no less than, "Fav"; this was great!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 10/14/2018 3:05:00 PM
Thank you M.L. I appreciate your confidence and remarks.