Winter comes with a dark, icy fury,
First attempt to swallow me whole.
It doesn’t know that it cannot succeed,
For nothing is colder than my soul.
The turkey is in the oven,
Stuffed with a marshmallow peep.
Sammy and I are in my recliner,
Falling fast asleep.
Socks and t-shirts fly through the air,
And fresh from the dryer, such a pity.
But that can happen when doing the wash,
And you trip over a sleeping kitty.
She stopped mid-step, eyes opening wide,
This was it, The Crack of Doom!
C’mon Sammy it hasn’t been that long,
Since I have straightened up my room.
Sammy purred and then she yowled,
Catnip toys make her go crazy.
Usually we play “Chasing the Ribbon,”
But today, I am too lazy.
Colder weather is settling in,
Time for the thermostat to crank it.
But the real indicator that we might freeze,
Is the kitten underneath my blanket.
Saturday morning, eight AM,
With multiple chores from which to pick,
Sammy snuggles up and starts to purr,
Now it’s 11AM, stupid Jedi Cat Trick.
Declaring you love rainy weekends,
Puts people’s noses out of joint.
“When it’s raining you can’t do anything!”
Sadly they won’t see that that’s the point.