George Hunter

Cat's Talking - Poem by George Hunter

There was a big feline named Dancer
Who asked her mate for an answer.
How do you titillate an ocelot?
Why you just oscillate its titalot.
Now that you tell me I see that it’s true
How so much knowledge you could accrue
That is another thing I wish that I knew.
The more education you have the less you know
And another piece of information I could throw
Is that all this knowledge just makes me sadder
Now I realize it’s just mind over matter.
Which only means that if you don’t mind it don’t matter.

Comments about Cat's Talking by George Hunter

  • Dean Bottomley (4/2/2014 11:19:00 AM)

    I like the imagery and the wordage but I think I must be reading it wrong as I seemed somehow to loose the rhythm and metre after the half way point. WHat am I not seeing? (Report) Reply

    2 person liked.
    1 person did not like.
  • Jasbir Chatterjee (4/1/2014 11:06:00 PM)

    I like the part about education about the most...specialization in something means probably knowing more and more about less and less... (Report) Reply

  • Michelle Claus (4/1/2014 3:29:00 PM)

    Fun to read and re-read. I bet it was fun to write this kitty-ditty. (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2014 11:21:00 AM)

    Really funny and o so true... (Report) Reply

  • Nika Mcguin (4/1/2014 1:47:00 AM)

    A lovely poem, that makes lighthearted, the heaviness of knowledge. (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2009 4:10:00 AM)

    Out of a Cat's mouth I presume.
    Wonderful, George, you make me laugh
    But, it is sadly true - Education
    Does makes our wisdom dim!
    (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2009 12:14:00 AM)

    I enjoyed in reading Cat`s talking ......... lovely write........ (Report) Reply

  • (6/17/2009 11:54:00 PM)

    Amen George! I loved this. :) (Report) Reply

Read all 8 comments »

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, March 26, 2012

[Report Error]