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The Cat In The Hat Restaurant

Hungry for sure We sat on our seats. Hungry we were For 'Cat In The Hat' eats. Sally and I And our fish on a date, Wondering why Such a long wait,wait,wait. We were hungry and late And the wait we did hate. But after a while Our waiter did appear, With laughter and a smile And an eye straight and clear. He asked dry and droll, "What can I get you today? Shark fin soup in a bowl? The catch of the day? A nice fish fillet?" But the fish turned bright red, "I know what you're doing! With my tiny fish head You are screw, screw, screw screwing!" We ordered pulled pork, The fish wanted flakes The waiter went to work But he made some mistakes. He brought back two big dishes. Both seemed alive. A great plate of squirmy Squishes, and a pot of endive. The great plate not so great. A lot in the pot is what we got. With a bang bang clang clang And a lion-like roar, He rang out and sang, "Here's two meals you'll adore!" But both sets of dishes, all the squirmy Squishes And endive not asked for, ended up on the floor. The fish said "Let's fly without a good-bye. This waiter is nuts, no ifs ands or buts". Then our waiter returned to the room with a broom, And started to sweep With a zoom, zoom, zoom, zoom. And he cleaned up the Squishes, Cleared up the endive. With a couple of swishes And a juke and a jive. "I'm sorry for this. I'm sorry for that. I'm sorry the Squishes went down with a splat" Said the waiter who worked at The Cat In The Hat. "I'll full up your fork, you can trust me. I'll go pull your pork, and flick flakes for fishy". The meal tasted good. As good as it could. And we heavily tipped Like we should, should, should, should. Someday we'll return. One thing we did learn, A good place to eat at? 'The Cat In The Hat'! March 18 2017 Submitted to the 'I need a cup of Seuss' Poetry Contest

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Date: 3/19/2017 1:24:00 PM
Fabulous bit of Seuss. I've been trying to put something together but having read this I think I'll give up!! Amazing.
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Date: 3/19/2017 3:21:00 PM
Thank you. I hope I got Seuss style right.