Pradip Chattopadhyay

Veteran Poet - 3,206 Points (28.01.1961 / Kolkata)

10 Kittens


Ten kittens in my home now
Ten little brats
Their mothers never knew how
To catch the cupboard rats!
Their mothers never knew how
To go for hunt and prey
How the kittens would learn now
Anything other than play!
Their mothers never knew how
To pounce on a mouse
The poor kittens are all now
Just idling in my house!
Their mothers never knew how
To make their own food
Why still the lazy kittens now
Making me feel so good?

Submitted: Saturday, June 08, 2013
Edited: Thursday, August 01, 2013

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  • Gold Star - 13,362 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (5/22/2014 2:52:00 AM)

    Kittens which makes some disturbance in house but makes such happiness in their plays. A poem written in perfect animal love and it is great. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 440 Points V P Mahur (3/13/2014 2:07:00 AM)

    Dear Sir,
    this poem gives a glimpse of love for animals. Nicely written.
    Thanks! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,016 Points Noreen Carden (10/28/2013 6:38:00 PM)

    Hello Pradip lovely poems i have had a few of those lazy kittens myself well done enjoyed reading (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points '' Stiltskin (8/29/2013 12:08:00 PM)

    I feel a little like this about my family.............! ! Nice write, I love my cat for not needing me yet still still choosing to share our home and affection...... :) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,908 Points Khairul Ahsan (8/8/2013 4:15:00 AM)

    Absolutely beautiful! It speaks of your love and loving eyes for these 10 kittens. You took the readers along, in your wandering thoughts about these kittens.
    May I also applaud all the poets who have been kind enough to put a comment here. I have liked each and every comment, the last one before mine the most! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 8 Points Sj Holland (7/27/2013 1:18:00 PM)

    I enjoyed this light, humorous verse. Nice how you shared your feelings about the fact that you just can't help but love these little lazy kittens, who are just like their mom. Very good write about human nature. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,424 Points Somanathan Iyer (7/23/2013 9:20:00 AM)

    The kittens are fortunate to get such a caretaker. May be when everything is available without efforts, they tend to forget their natural talents like hunting etc, . A nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Keith Brown (6/12/2013 5:45:00 AM)

    I like this puts me in mind of my kids and grandkids, great joy, although maybe that's not what you intended (Report) Reply

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