William Brighty Rands

(1823 - 1882 / England)

The Cat Of Cats - Poem by William Brighty Rands

I am the cat of cats. I am
The everlasting cat!
Cunning, and old, and sleek as jam,
The everlasting cat!
I hunt vermin in the night-
The everlasting cat!
For I see best without the light-
The everlasting cat!

Comments about The Cat Of Cats by William Brighty Rands

  • (8/22/2019 4:09:00 AM)

    This very-short poem is eminently quotable, and very few poems are so quotable. Also, the two points this little poem makes, (1) " I am the Cat of Cats" and " The Everlasting Cat" have never been made before (or since!) So, short as it is, this is an important Cat poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/24/2018 11:25:00 PM)

    I like his poems so much great wide beautiful wonderful world is my poem in my English book (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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