Polly

Writings and Witterings

Finch and Cat

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Golden finch perched on
Sharp wire, mind your toes.
Feed on fat ball, watch
Cool cat stalk below

The  rustic table.
A mound of mealworms,
Red robin’s fast food,
Away the finch turns

Preferring cereal.
Finches find mealworms
Indigestible.
Cool cat waits, yawns.

Polly Robinson © 2013

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14 thoughts on “Finch and Cat

  1. Those cats are patient feckers I can tell you! Nice and descriptive!

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  2. Cats do enjoy playing with their food. 🙂 Well done!

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  3. Patience has it’s own rewards huh? I wouldn’t be so patient lol 😛

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  4. If what I read about recently in the newspaper is true–that roaming cats are responsible for a huge amount of bird killings–then I’d say Finch better be on the lookout. The cat will likely be the victor!

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  5. Cats are patient and I believe they know how sharp the wire is. A cliffhanger that leaves me hoping the bird can hold on.

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  6. Oh that ever so patient cat…pretends it’s not interested and then… lovely poem.

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  7. Let’s hope that naughty puddy tat has a bell on its collar!

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