What do you See? June 4/2019 – I Love him Dad!


“I didn’t dad, I didn’t,

I was just sitting in the moonlight

There’s no harm in sitting here is there?

I placed this rug down so I wouldn’t get a chill

And it’s such a beautiful night dad

I even brought out my hat to keep off those pesky moonbeams

You know how harmful they can be.”

“You aren’t fooling anyone young lady

There’s guilt written all over your face

And If I’ve told you once I’ve said it a hundred times

Prowling around on the rooftops is no way

For a lady to secure a mate.

People talk, we have a reputation to uphold

What might the neighbours say to seeing you

In an assignation with Tommy, the Tom Cat,

They’d be disgusted as would your mother.”

“I’m sorry dad, but he’s such a nice Tom

I think I’ve fallen for him,

When he’s around, I’m lured in by his smell

I just want him so bad.”

“Don’t be so rude, it can’t happen

That Tom is not one of us

You have to stop this juvenile behaviour.”

“Oh, daddy you are breaking my heart

I may as well throw myself off this roof now.”

“Don’t be silly my girl, there are plenty more Toms in this world.

I’m going inside now, gather yourself together

And come in too.

Oh, and tell young Tom there to cut his claws

They look positively dangerous.”


Written for: https://helenevaillant.com/2019/06/04/what-do-you-see-june-4-2019/

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19 Responses to What do you See? June 4/2019 – I Love him Dad!

  1. mandibelle16 says:

    I loved this Michael. It was very humorous, as much of your writing, and it was definitely giving me vibes from the musical “West Side Story” the cat version of course. 🙂 Nice to read. Thanks for the laugh.

  2. Sadje says:

    Lol! A real strict dad!

  3. Funny one Michael. Several of us have gone this way today.


  5. Lyn says:

    Perfect picture for the story…or should that be perfect story for the picture? Yep, perfect story for the picture.

  6. crimsonprose says:

    Your story is such a perfect fit for that picture, you’d think the picture drawn from your tale.

  7. jenanita01 says:

    The age-old story, enacted by fathers the world over.

  8. Hélène - Willow Poetry says:

    It all sounds like a similar story I once heard from my own dad about a beau of mine.
    Your story is delightful Michael, I especially like that last line.

  9. pvcann says:

    Great story! 🙂

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