Thursday, October 8, 2015

In honor of National Poetry Day

The Panther 
The panther is like a leopard,
Except it hasn't been peppered. 
Should you behold a panther crouch,
Prepare to say Ouch.
Better yet, if called by a panther,
Don't anther. 
~ Ogden Nash


(We're sure Mister Nash would include the Great White Housepanther in that poetic reference. Wouldn't you?)


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22 comments:

  1. My human remembers that poem from her childhood!

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  2. That is an aptly illustarted poem,MOL!

    We giggled and giggled at the words to that poem, its so cute! Odgen Nash can say things so well..he sure has a way with wordplay!

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  3. We love that poem. And that last photo is especially fantastic!

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  4. I always have loved Ogden Nash because his poetry is so unique!
    catchatwithcarenandcody

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  5. The great white panther is the best ever! Nice form!

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  6. Love the poem, and your photos! The last shot is wonderful!

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  7. dood...

    thiz pounce oh yurs total lee rockz ~~~
    yur leeps better than that oh de fox ~~~
    past a burd free tree ~~~
    ewe say; hay look at me ~~~
    N eye dont wear pants... shooz.... ore sox ~~~
    ♥♥♥

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  8. Gweat fotos. Mommy likes Ogden Nash. so much so she bought a book of hims poetwy years ago.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  9. I couldn't agree more.. and if he doesn't, well then he can go suck on fur mice..

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  10. Our mom sucks! If there's any special day that we should pawticipate in, it is this one. That is an absolutely fab photo of a pouncing panfur! XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  11. A housecat is a Panther small,
    Compared to Tiger, not much at all.
    But compared to Mouse,
    We're like a House.

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  12. Lovely poem and nice jump there , Faraday !!

    XOXO

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