Cats in the Cradle

More cat protest poetry. Though it’s futile, they never listen – no matter how many times I read it over and over to them in the hope some of it will get through.

But imagine if it did – what then? What if through the power of poetry I could get them to change some of their more unfavourable habits and going-ons?

I’d be in the highest demand, hailed poet laurecat!

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To Do List or Not To Do List?

There’s something that really bugs me about To Do lists. Once it was only a mild irritation. Then one day in a meeting the person sitting next to me not only did it, but kept going over what they’d done again and again to the point I’m quite sure it would’ve been ad infinitum if the meeting hadn’t ended.

Now just the thought of it drives me insane with a pure rage and utter fury, that much like a butterfly coming out of its cocoon, has manifested as the beautiful verse below:

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