The cat and dog story



I caught her paw and kicked some dust,
While our enemies eyed us with disgust!
They have dogged us since old times,
Coz I hogged the limelight with my crimes!
A notorious dog I have always been,
And in my company she is evermore seen;
Beginning from the day I heard her meow,
When we had a row but my heart I did endow;
Because love was a spark and made my tail wag,
Her smile was a mark that I earned the ‘lover' tag.
Soon we were partners and made matters aggravate,
Because we were law-breakers, I and my doting cat;
Together we robbed many of the town,
Never spared a kitchen of any banker or clown!
Thus we made many foes, both canine and feline;
And they envied us for not falling in line!
Their jealousy grew over my fame and Katy's charm,
So they all teamed up to cause us utmost harm;
Chased us in every nook and corner till today,
And we had walls on three sides to our dismay.
They all laughed wildly to find us thus confined,
Planning to hear Katy's whimper while I whined,
Lying in my death bed when they fired every gun,
But I can never see Katy crying and thus I was not done!
I caught her paw and kicked some dust,
While our enemies eyed us with disgust!
And thus we escaped the trap because we are,
One romantic couple whom you can't zap nor put behind the bar!
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Submitted on November 04, 2012

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AAbbcdeeffghiijjkkllmannAAoo
Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 1,253
Words 250
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 28

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