Sunday, January 8, 2012

Something Afoot


GRANDMA'S GOULASH
asks us to write a midget story using her illustration

SOMETHING AFOOT!

Here is a very young cook
Who is writing a cookery book.
It is called Use Your Feet
So out in the street
He's flattening pastry! Just look!
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FEATHERS AND FUR!
(A poem for children.)

There once was a cat, and a very fine cat,
Who went out on a spending spree.
He bought nothing but the best,
A hat, a vest,
And boots reaching to the knee.
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He bought a tie, a very fine tie,
And he said 'Well, all together
I positively shine
In these clothes of mine
But the best thing is my feather'.
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For sure the feather was a very fine feather
And he wore it in his hat.
And he posed and bowed
Feeling very, very proud
Thinking he was the smartest cat.
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He put on a show, a very fine show,
As off to the palace he went.
'I'll show the lot
What good taste I've got!
And how much money I've spent!'
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But the guard at the gate (a very fine gate)
Just wasn't impressed a bit.
'The gate's not wide
From side to side
With that feather, you won't fit!'
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So that poor silly cat, that very silly cat,
Had to throw his feather away!
And in a mood
Which was very subdued
He learned a lesson that day!
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5 comments:

Taylor Boomer said...

This is fun,

feet cooking, first time hearing it,

Smiles.

Quotes,Photos and a little Poetry said...

What cat with a feather in his hat even. Awwww. Good woork

Marbles in My Pocket said...

The cat poem is very good! Love the flow and rhythm, and the story is great! Well done!

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Kay said...

Gee, this was fun! I loved the one about the cook in the street. xxx

Bodhirose said...

Both of these are very cute but I loved the silly cat one the best. See what happens when you try to show off?! :)