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FIAT & NOBBY
There is a purring pestilence that lives around our home,
and terrifies all earthly things no matter where they
A little cat named Fiat,
a match for any leaf,
who treats the dog with pure contempt and goats with
I heard a crash in the garden one hot and humid day
and found her by the compost
where the crickets often play.
Her head was all a quiver,
with disbelieving eyes,
for there before her sat a frog
with slippery, slimy, thighs.
Well Fiat's mouth fell open.
Her heart was all a flutter.
She did a backward somersault and landed in the gutter.
The frog stayed quite collected,
his skin all wet and flobby.
He smiled a little froggy smile and said his name was
they sat with one another
discussing next week's weather,
examined all our potted plants and wandered off together.
They whiled away the afternoon,
these two unlikely chums,
crushing plants and dragonflies,
and as the sun was setting upon their leafy glen,
played hide and seek with a cassie bush.
Then hobbled home again.
The light was quickly fading
when much to our surprise
they gave each other a woeful glance
and said their last goodbyes.
Their mutual admiration
overflowed like a loving cup.
ate little Nobby up!
What did you think this was..... A fairy story?
© Nick Maley 1987
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