Friday, January 24, 2014

Ninja Kitty Alarm Clock

Kitty perks,
jerks,
and attacks my toes.

Kitty frisks,
whisks,
and tickles my nose.

Kitty creeps,
leaps,
as I try to doze.

"I guess it's time to get up..."

*Purrrrrrrrr....*

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  1. This seems to be the week for felines, Bridget. Nice action in the poem, and ending!

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    1. I know, Linda, what a coincidence! Ninja kitties are full of action...except when they aren't. =)

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  2. Love this playful poem, Bridget! (I can so easily see it in a children's magazine-- you should make sure to submit it.)

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    1. Thank you, Michelle! Thanks for the encouragement about subbing it. I think because it is on my blog it would be precluded because it is now considered "previously published". =)

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  3. Yep, that's the way it is when you live with a cat! Fun, poem!

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    1. Thanks, Diane! So I've heard...I actually have a crazy dog. This is what I would think would happen if a kitty woke me up. Not sure I could live with the toe attacks. =)

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  4. Funny poem about your alarm clock cat. My cat is a little more subtle, but she always wakes up with me. We stretch and chat, a nice way to greet the morning.

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    1. If I had a cat, I'd want one like yours, Margaret! A "stretch and a chat" is a great way to greet the morning for any creature. =)

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  5. That's just like a kitty! I think these Poetry Friday coincidences happen a lot!

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    1. Thanks, Liz! I love coincidences and serendipity! =)

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  6. Yup! It's all about the cats today. I have a couple of poems, too. There is nothing like having a playful cat trying to capture your feet under the covers. One of our cats used to very gently tap his declawed paw on our closed eyelids to wake us up!

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    1. Paws on you eyelids, Donna??? Wow, thank goodness they were declawed. =)

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  7. Very fun! Lucky for me, our cat is very much my husband's buddy, so he's the one who gets the tap-tap wake up calls!

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    1. Thanks, Mary Lee! I don't know if I could handle any of these wake calls for reals. My crazy dog sleeps in another room. =)

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  8. Sweet poem but that kind of kitty alarm would freak me out. I'm not really a cat person... I seem to bring out the wildness of cats--their secret ambitions of being one of the big cats.

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    1. I'm with you, Violet, I'm not a cat person either. And cats seem to sense this... =)

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  9. Sweet, fun and playful -- so "cat-like" and purrrfect. :)

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    1. Ah, thanks, Jama! I guess I could add a belated Happy Mew Year to keep with the theme. =)

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  10. The perfect example of "write what you know" -- your fondness for your ninja kitty shines through.

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    1. Thanks, Keri, but the funny thing is I don't have a ninja kitty or any kitty for that matter. I just hear stories from my kitty loving friends. =)

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