My Kitten Won’t Stop Talking
A Funny Cat Poem for Kids
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From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider
My kitten won’t stop talking.
She just prattles night and day.
She walks around repeating
nearly everything I say.
My kitten never says, “Meow.”
She never even purrs.
She mimics me instead
in that annoying voice of hers.
She waits for me to speak,
and then she copies every word,
or begs me for a cracker,
or says, “I’m a pretty bird.”
I’m not sure what to do, and so
I simply grin and bear it.
She’s been this way since yesterday;
that’s when she ate my parrot.
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 2
Topics: Animal Poems
From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider
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