Odd: FOWC with Fandango

Written for: https://fivedotoh.com/2020/09/03/fowc-with-fandango-odd/

The Cat Sneaks In…

When the cat finally came  
He noticed something was wrong  
No one was talking  
No one singing a song  
The house was so quiet  
It sounded empty and bare  
The sound was so odd  
The cat tried not to stare  
When he got in the house  
The kids were sleeping in bed  
Both tucked in tight  
Upon the pillow, their head.  
The cat couldn’t stand  
The quiet all through the house  
He started to scream  
He even woke up the mouse  
The children woke up  
And were scared half to death  
The cat sat there waiting  
The cat holding his breath  
They started to cry  
And the cat he felt bad  
All he wanted to do  
Was have fun like they’d had.  
He looked at the kids  
And smiled best as he could  
The kids would be happy  
Well, he thought that they should  
He started to stare  
And wonder how they’d react  
They started to smile  
They started laughing in fact  
The cat was so happy  
He jumped up and down  
The kids they just chuckled  
He acted just like a clown.  
When all of a sudden  
The hall light went on  
Mom and dad they were coming  
The fun was all done.  
The cat would be back  
If not later, then soon  
And he snuck out the window  
Using light from the moon. 

©2020 CBialczak Poetry

As most of my followers can tell by  now, I love Dr. Seuss! This is another piece of my fan-fiction poetry.

7 thoughts on “Odd: FOWC with Fandango

  1. Very whimsical! And I have a soft spot for Theodor Seuss Geisel – the local school district was building a new school and I suggested they name it Theo. S. Geisel Elementary and the mascot would be the Cats. Everyone liked it (another elementary is Walt Disney). But the Dr. Seuss trust wouldn’t give permission… they went with meadow’s edge (a dumb name). Their sports teams are the hawks but everyone calls them the meadow muffins!

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