Friday, June 13, 2008
A weekend Mikalogue
Mika: This Mika's mat. Is not movin.
Kit: Oh, there you are, sweetie. I wanted to ask you something.
Mika: Is Mika with the wants. Mika wants, Kit does. Will accept fish treat if you is wantin to give one of them.
Kit: No, sweetie, I've got a question.
Mika: Can Mika has one?
Kit: Yes, here it is: what's with the mat? Did you hear the rhyme, 'the cat sat on the mat'?
Mika: This Mika's mat. Is lyin down on it.
Kit: I see that, baby. But there's a poem about cats on mats. I'm wondering if you have an interest in literature after all.
Mika: Your questions is confusin. Give Mika fish treat or go away.
Kit: Sorry, sweetie, we're running out.
Mika: Would accept prawn cracker.
Kit: No, those are bad for you. I shouldn't have let you get into our take-away, really. But look, why are you on that mat? It's drafty under the door, the mat's all rough and dusty...
Mika: Mika has thick beautiful coat. Knows not of these draffs you speak of.
Kit: So what are you doing on the mat?
Mika: Is leanin on door. Is nice down here.
Kit: You're kind of a mystery to me, sometimes, honey.
Mika: Mika sensible. Is you the one with the confusles. You calls food take-away, but when Mika tries to take it away, you intervenes.
Kit: Does that mean you want some of our dinner?
Mika: No thank you. Is not hungry. Is happy down here.
Kit: I guess I should stop trying to figure you out and just admire your beauty.
Mika: Aha! You is comin on after all. You gets purr. Prr.
A poem like this, perhaps?Post a comment
Cats sleep fat.
They spread comfort beneath them
Like a good mat,
As if they picked the place
And then sat.
You walk around one
As if he were the City Hall
from "Catalog," Rosalie Moore
Hope you and Mika have a pleasant weekend!
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