ivor or ivor.e hogg

Rookie (7/4/1934 / Hebburn.Co Durham U.K)

Disrespect - Poem by ivor or ivor.e hogg

A crafty cat crapped in the crypt.
A furtive feline felony,
it left its mark and then it skipped.

The parish priest proclaimed that he
had cause to curse the cunning cat
for sacrilege and blasphemy.

He double damned the dastard cat
that crept into the crypt and crapped.
The theocrat though that was that.

His saintly self-control had snapped.
The phantom feline failed to flee,
the moggy met with no mishap.

The crafty cat quite cleverly
decided it would demonstrate
that it could crap contentedly.

His contempt to communicate
to parish priests. Quite powerless
to declare excommunicate.

Unchristian cats who crap in crypts
or pagan pups, which pee in pews.
They are exempt from his prescript.

All animals act as they choose
they won’t refrain to please the priest
impervious to his abuse.

Such is the nature of the beast
who only do as they must do
. Priests do not matter in the least.

04 Jun.07

Comments about Disrespect by ivor or ivor.e hogg

  • Fay Slimm (9/17/2008 9:28:00 AM)

    Witty and clever throughout. A good read Ivor and shall read it again for pleasure very soon. Such good use of alliteration. Ten from me my friend, - from Fay. (Report) Reply

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  • (10/4/2007 1:49:00 AM)

    Poet, I love this poem.
    It is funny. 'Enjoyed'
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  • (6/6/2007 4:59:00 PM)

    Only time to read two tonight but hey maun we must be related! Yer good! Wit and a! Very clever little ditti this one. Pat H (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 8, 2011

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