My Cat Goes Flying Through the Air

A Funny Cat Poem for Kids

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From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider

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My cat goes flying through the air
from over here to over there.
He lands and runs right back, and then
goes flying through the air again.

I didn’t used to see him fly,
like Superkitty, through the sky.
He used to only lie around
upon my bed or on the ground.

But now he’s like an acrobat;
the coolest ever flying cat.
And how’d he get this great result?
He built himself a catapult.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2010. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Animal Poems, Circus, Sports

Poetic Techniques: Anthropomorphism & Personification, Metaphor and Simile, Narrative Poems, Pun Poems

 


From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider


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