NaPoWriMo – Poem / Poetry – “Purfect Players”

Hello everyone – it’s a purrfect night for some poetic delight!

We are almost at the halfway point of NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month) and after this one I would have hit twelve in a row.

For today’s prompt, have a clicky over here:-

NaPoWriMo – Day 12

Now on to business – I stumbled across this wonderful phenomenom known as Caturday (which for the uninitiated is Cat Saturday, Einstein) and since I lurve me some cats, I thought I would use that as the inspiration for the ensuing madness of words that are about to claw their way into your inbox.

Caturday came from a writer and funny lady named Arden and you can find her latest Caturday post here, along with her excellent blog full of dark Flash Fiction stories:-

Writing While Wineing – Time For Some Good Old Fashioned Caturday

So, here we go with the poem and feel free to share your cat stories, jokes, pictures and more in the comments below – let’s keep it fun, frisky and furry (but no hairballs please – we’re British and they are gross).

14 Signs Cats Are Taking Over The World by www.babble.com

“Purfect Players” by David Ellis

In Ancient Egypt, they were once revered
Their ability to kill vermin was highly praised
Now that they’re fully domesticated
At times they can be just plain annoying

Leaving me a plethora of presents galore
Some of them smelling worse than dirty laundry
Don’t get me started when they start partying
Singing and screaming outside of my window

Let’s say I want a quick cuddle
If I can grab one running at the speed of light
I will get some mutual affection, no doubt
Until the knives come out if I squeeze too tight

Each one of them unique characters
All with multiple personalities disorders
If they were humans, they would be locked up
Furry felines however, get away with murder

You put more than one of them together
You will certainly have a fight on your hands
But when they know that you are not looking
They will clean each other and be the best of friends

When it’s feeding time, which is far too often
It might as well be at the flaming zoo
Whether dry or wet, it’s all fair game
Godzilla destroys cities more delicately
Than they scoff down all of their food

Yet I am constantly in awe
How much love these creatures inspire
I will always be their most loyal slave
Despite their size, their power knows no bounds

If they look cute then I’m putty in their hands
Cats and dogs own us all and these lands
Forget presidents, kings or queens
Just try to resist and your life will be boring

For more blogs that are obsessed with cats or written by cat lovers, check out the links below:-

Alone With Cats
Cupid Or Cats
Cat From Hell
Kitty Blogger
Cats & Co
Cats Are Us
Little Cat Diaries
My Cat Is A D*ck!
Sparkle The Designer Cat
CatLadyland

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19 thoughts on “NaPoWriMo – Poem / Poetry – “Purfect Players”

  1. I love that poem. My cat also loves it. She’s curled up on my lap right now and I don’t wanna move ๐Ÿ™‚

    And thanks for linking to my blog, you rock ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. You can’t be slave to the cats. The robots took over remember. We’re all on lock down. The kitties work for them now.

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