Cat in the Middle of the Road Pre-Dawn

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(It was a bit like this, but in the pre-dawn light. This image was from google’s alarmy.com .)

 

Cat in the Middle of the Road Pre-Dawn

I was

King of the castle

Or, asphalt, at least

As I sat

Tall and erect

Upon the road

Bathed in the streetlight lustre

Of pre-dawn.

Until

Cresting a small hill

This car

Its roar! Its lights!

I got a fright!

And scampered off

The road

Was still again

But then

A walker came a-stomping

And I ran some more

I was safe.

I was King of the castle

Didn’t you see?

 

Simon C.J. Falk 18 March 2018

 

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Country lad, Focussing on verse.

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