[another cat poem, this time a sonnet]
Let Me Out
Sara L. Russell
"O let me out" the cat was heard to cry,
"Don't keep me from the things I love the most,
Release me where the Feathered Quarry fly,
Before the earth must end, and we are toast!
The Rodentkind at forage in the hay,
The Brush-Tailed Rats* rampaging in the trees,
The Great Outside is calling me to play
To run and chase these rare delicacies.
O let me out, me out, o let me go
Where no feline has dared to romp before;
To bare ferocious teeth before the foe,
Till I return (midnight) to the back door.
O let me out, to rule at Garden's End,
Be not my jailer; I will be your friend."
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|Reviewed by jude forese
|well penned ... adorable ...|
|Reviewed by Robin Ouzman Hislop
|perhaps youv seen stray in saturns attire, if so youll be pleased to know that having got out by some miracle she came flouncing up the street in her long white hair & demanded entrance a few days ago & has taken up residence by the window, but cats are hunters & youv gotta let them out saludos|
|Reviewed by Lori Moore
|Cute write. Enjoyed.|
|Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
|Sara...such a cute write....BHUWAN|
|Reviewed by Meva Onyurt
|Sometimes We all cry out like that cat, arent we?;) Your sonnets are playful and fun to read. I salute you for you exquisite pen and imagination!
|Reviewed by ya mama (Reader)
|my cat can relate to this poem|
|Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain
|An excellent sonnet - splendid, simply splendid!|
|Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader)
|WONDERFUL sonnet, Sara...I liked your crafty dealing on the subject(Squirrel)...
|Reviewed by Jim Dunlap
|This is terrific. I love cats, and I hate squirrels, so I wouldn't lose a second's sleep over seeing a cat eat a squirrel. We used to eat them when I was a kid, actually. I didn't really care for them much, but they aren't all that bad to eat. Not good for much else, that I can think of, however.|
|Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
|This was so cute! I love my cat, and you just nailed this completely! Loved this,
|Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader)
|I have five cats.....so I can't keep them in all the time..This poem is great, it sounds just like Bindi..My oldest female cat...Hope you are doing well Sara.
Lovely work......ty, Dani
|Reviewed by Anthony Hall
|Sara - that was great! Reminded me of my cats and my wife's pet rats. I'll have to post my 'Rodent Requiem' poem now. Look forward to reading more of your work.
|Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
o, this is adorable! but the big bad world is hazardous to cats...keep them inside, where it's safe(r).
well done! love the imagery and this write!
(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)