Perhaps my least favorite of all the seven poems, that is why I saved it for Saturday..The quietest of all blogging days, at least in my limited experience. As I am working on Sunday’s Super Bowl post, no frills here..

     Have a supersonic Saturday,


Barney was the perfect actor chosen to play the part of  “Sleepy” in the upcoming production based on a true story…

The color and gender were changed to protect the identity of the real Sleepy, but the ever-vigilant paparazzi captured this photo recently.

Feed Me or I'll Kill You


 From the first day

of his arrival,

and, as if depending

on his survival,

he slept.


 For hours on end

he’d curl in a ball,

waking only for food

and then devour it all,

then he slept.


 But, when the people around him

laid down their head,

he’d stir once again

and scratch at their bed,

he had slept.


 But, it was time to go out

and well-rested for sure,

he’d yawn and he’d stretch

and wait at the door,

then they slept.


 Oh yes, he was a pain

that lazy old cat,

’twas a wonder to none

how he got so fat,

he slept, and he ate, and he slept.


 Jack Downing

Feb. 2012

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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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2 Responses to Sleepy

  1. sally says:

    I know some people like that ………………………………………..

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