Intruder Alert!



Semi autonomous ball of rainbow
 colored yarn, floating, jelly fish
 legs, across the floor, beeping
 and booping commentary, switching
 and flitching down the hallway,
 blinking rainbow lights in a chorus,
 the cats going insane trying to kill
 it, ball of rainbow yarn
 shook its fingers, no no no!
 and took off, down into the basement,
 the cats freaked out,
 pouncing, ninja jumps,
 attack! a claw caught a leg,
 the yarn fled, kitten hanging
 on by a claw as they zipped
 and zagged all over the house,
 the ball beep-bopping curses,
 the cat howling in glee and terror,
 someone opened a door and
 they slammed into it, WUMPH!
 beeee-oooo! meow! thump!
 the other cats groaned, paws
 slapping feline foreheads, they
 picked the kitten up, gave
 the ball of yarn rainbow beatings,
 and had a nap.
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Submitted on December 27, 2013

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme ABCCDEFGAHIJKCLMNOPQRSDQTU
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 777
Words 134
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 26

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