The Cat and the Moon and Other Cat Poems

The Cat and the Moon and Other Cat Poems A dog is prose a cat is a poem Jean BurdenCats have fascinated amused infuriated and inspired writers for thousands of years This magnificently varied anthology including poems by Emily Dickinson

  • Title: The Cat and the Moon and Other Cat Poems
  • Author: The British Library
  • ISBN: 9780712357470
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A dog is prose a cat is a poem Jean BurdenCats have fascinated, amused, infuriated, and inspired writers for thousands of years This magnificently varied anthology, including poems by Emily Dickinson, Walter de la Mare, Oscar Wilde, and Thomas Hardy, features fluffy kittens and belligerent toms, moggies snoozing by the fire, and feral tormentors of mice and birds Gr A dog is prose a cat is a poem Jean BurdenCats have fascinated, amused, infuriated, and inspired writers for thousands of years This magnificently varied anthology, including poems by Emily Dickinson, Walter de la Mare, Oscar Wilde, and Thomas Hardy, features fluffy kittens and belligerent toms, moggies snoozing by the fire, and feral tormentors of mice and birds Gracefully aging fighters dream of past glories a hungry cat in wartime works her wiles tragedy strikes in a tub of goldfish memories of lost friends are cherished and Yeats mysterious Black Minnaloushe turns his long, lingering gaze on the Moon Drawing on poems from than five centuries, The Cat And the Moon celebrates the diverse moods and qualities of these most intriguing creatures.

    One thought on “The Cat and the Moon and Other Cat Poems”

    1. Exactly what I hoped for - a perfect selection of diverse cat verse (some are extracts from longer poems). It was lovely, and enchanting, and delightful.

    2. Kitten like a ball of gold,Not much more than ten weeks old,Must you really try to biteMy penholder as I write?Must you really cut up capersAll along my notes and papers?Must you really, do you think,Dip your tail into my inkAnd on my tale wipe it dry?Do you really have to tryMaking a duet of itWhile I type-write, golden kit?Kitten! that's my pencil, please!Kitten! those are my two knees!Kitten! why by all the laws,Have you pins instead of claws?Kitten! I am not a tree -Don't come clambering up [...]

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