Laurence Overmire


The Life Of A Cat - Poem by Laurence Overmire

Sleep.
Eat.
Sleep.

Play with string.

Sleep.
Eat.
Sleep.

Hu nt a bug.

Sleep.
Eat.
Sleep.
Sleep.
Sleep.


(Previously published in Superior Poetry News, Spring 1999, vol 5, No.1; Short North Gazette, Aug.1999; Lightverse.com, Nov.2000)


Comments about The Life Of A Cat by Laurence Overmire

  • Jasbir Chatterjee (8/21/2015 6:45:00 AM)

    sometimes even humans relish this kind of life, just sleep, eat, and sleep... (Report)Reply

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  • Kim Barney (2/23/2015 4:19:00 PM)

    Had to come back and read this poem again. It's great, except that I just noticed that the word HUNT has a space in the middle of it. Or maybe I noticed that before and just didn't mention it. Anyway, I enjoy your poems. (Report)Reply

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  • Kim Barney (12/27/2014 7:21:00 PM)

    You have nailed the life of a cat perfectly!
    I have a couple of poems about cats myself:
    CATS HAIKU and CATS (IN THE STYLE OF HEATHER BURNS)
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  • (6/6/2006 3:59:00 PM)

    That's a cutie poem I really like. (Report)Reply

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  • (2/25/2006 9:54:00 AM)

    I enjoyed this one, brought a smile.love Duncan (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 22, 2006

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 6, 2008


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