Stephen Katona

Silver Star - 4,118 Points (26th November 1970 / Manchester, UK)

A Parrot Saves Five Puppies - Poem by Stephen Katona

In the middle of the night,
Sam the parrot gave his owner a fright,
Shouting into her ear,
To make certain she'd hear.
"Come on, come on! " he said,
To get her out of bed.
"What have you woken me up for? "
Suzanna said, "You've never done this before."

When she went downstairs to put Sam away,
Lying still in the hallway,
Around their mother strewn,
Were five Pomeranian puppies born too soon.
Each one was so cold and wet,
She wrapped them with a blanket,
Until warm and dry,
And sang a sweet lullaby.

"Thank goodness Sam gave me a warning,
In a few hours I'd have been in mourning.
There aren't many birds,
Who could say those words,
Or have such a caring heart.
You're so smart,
To heed their cries,
You deserve a prize."

Topic(s) of this poem: Animals

Comments about A Parrot Saves Five Puppies by Stephen Katona

  • (7/21/2014 7:28:00 PM)

    ............this must be a true story....animals really do have feelings and they really do care and they love also....beautiful poem... (Report) Reply

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  • Musfiq Us Shaleheen (7/16/2014 3:06:00 AM)

    beautiful, very touching poem also inspiring... (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2014 2:00:00 AM)

    lovely heartwarming poem, animals are real inspirations. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (7/9/2014 3:25:00 PM)

    Cute, cute. How kind of you to immortalize this outstanding bird in poetry. Read mine - Bull Daunted –
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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