Tuesday, August 5, 2014

DMC: "Cock-a-doodle purrr" by Miranda Barnes




"This shouldn't be hard,"
said the cat in the yard.
"I'll bet it's as easy as pie."
Her cock-a-doodle purrr
was as fuzzy as fur,
but at least she gave it a try.

– Miranda Barnes (age 11), all rights reserved


Lori Degman has challenged us to wake Farmer McPeeper.  If you would like to join in the animal antics, write a stanza in the same style as COCK-A-DOODLE OOPS! (click HERE for details) and send to TodaysLittleDitty (at) gmail (dot) com or use the contact form in the sidebar to the right.

All participants will be rounded up for an end-of-month hoedown on August 29th and entered to win a personalized copy of Lori's delightful new picture book:


12 comments:

  1. Love it all, but that opening is great. Poor purring kitty who's trying so hard!

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  2. I am certainly sweet on this little kitty... and the feline-lovin' girl who wrote about her, of course! You make it look easy, Miranda. :)

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  3. Miranda, your little ditty is adorable. You do make it look easy, but I know better. Thanks for entertaining us!

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  4. I love Miranda's verse--it is simply "purrrfect!" = )

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  5. Very cute. I know this is not as easy as you made it look, Miranda.

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  6. Miranda hit the mark with her feline rhyme! = )

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  7. Thanks everyone for your nice comments! :)

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  8. Your verse is amazing, Miranda - it's hard to believe you're only 11! I think you have a great writing career ahead of you!! Thanks for entering!

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    1. Thanks so much! I really appreciate that. :)

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  9. That Miranda is a chip off the old block (not meaning to call you old, Michelle!) Wonderful rhyme!

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