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Sunday, September 18, 2011

Wherein Liza Bean Bitey Explores Her Creative Side

I found a slight smear of canned cat food on my keyboard the other day.

Funny. I don’t remember eating cat food…

There’s a new icon on my desktop: Haikus.

Who can help but double-click?

Little can, dumped in
Ceramic platter is nice
Where is the garnish?

I glance over at Liza Bean, curled up on a folded blanket at the end of the couch. Her eyes are closed, but the set of her ears suggests she is not asleep.

I move to the next haiku, entitled “Rest Easy”.

One eye is open
Oh, yes, I am watching you
Your cash card in reach.

Hmmm. That explains the charge from Amazon. I can’t wait to see what arrives.

You know I couldn’t resist, don’t you? I left her a haiku on my way out.

Autumn approaches
The kitty sleeps on my head
I dream of fur hats.

Dang cat.


Simply Suthern said...

This went a different way than I thought when I saw the title.

I thought she may have left you some Litter Critters.

mybabyjohn/Delores said...

Oh no Pearl. You may have started something you can't finish here. Once you rouse the evil......

R. Jacob said...

oh no, she knows your Amazon password?

alwaysinthebackrow said...

Cat haikus-what could possibly top that?!

Bodacious Boomer said...

I was always afraid of haikus; but now I wonder why.

Mama Zen said...

This is hilarious!

Camille said...
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the walking man said...

Sounds like a sensible use for a cat pelt to me.

Clipped Wings said...

Hahaha, but I'm afraid Liza Bean will probably always get the best of you. I bet there's another haikus there already awaiting your eyes.

Camille said...

Oops...dang delete button.
Wait, did someone say Haiku?

Plebeian owner
Liza Bean thus considers
Wanton shopping spree.

Scheming kitteh cat
Owner asleep at the wheel
Who ordered the shrimp?

Sunday morning blogs
The house won't vacuum itself
Get off thy arse Camille.

willfulresemblance said...

hahahaha - I wish my cats would write haiku instead of just messing with my files and shutting down the computer while I am prose-ing.

fishducky said...

Has she left CREATIVE CATS WHO PRODUCE POETRY on your search engine?

jenny_o said...

LOVE kitty Haiku.
Doggy Haiku also good.
Thank You! That is all.

Audubon Ron said...

I just tied a Swiffer duster to the end of my cat's tail.

I'll let you know how it goes.

Dr. Kathy McCoy said...

Kitty haiku? I love it!!

Leenie said...

Box from Amazon
Plush car booster for smooth cat
Watch out Vin Diesel

aBroad said...

Pup loved Dog Haiku .. read to him very seriously .. seated on the floor, followed by a heavy petting session ~

Susan in the Boonies said...

Liza Bean Bitey
Minneapolis Biteys
Cat Name in Haiku

Belle said...

Good comeback from you. That will get her thinking!

IndigoWrath said...

Hey Pearl!

Yes indeed, some new talent there. Less worrying than the feline mafia, but only just...

Police search for Pearl
A paper-wrapped salmon says
She sleeps with fishes

Be afraid. Be very afraid.


Gigi said...

Oh, Liza Bean, it sounds like you'd better be minding your P's & Q's...someone has her eye on you.

The Elephant's Child said...

Liza Bean rocks. And I am very interested in her response to your haiku. Years back we had a mouse in the house. Smaller portion bad mouthed the cats ('lousy ingrates'). Guess who had a mouse head in his shoe the next morning?

Eva Gallant said...

Pearl, you totally make my day!

24 Corners said...

Thank heavens Miss. Ginger can't jump up on the desk (sausage dogs aren't as agile as kitties)...so I don't have to worry about this kind of Haiku mischief happening...I know she would if she could though!
Can't wait to see what the postman brings...
xo J~

Anonymous said...

Today we saw a car from Minnesota up here in Maine, and I asked Eva " Do you suppose that could be Lisa Bean Bitey of the Minneapolis Biteys?" As we went by, we saw that it was a human driving. For a moment there we thought she may have taken a long joy ride. Mr.Eva

Antares Cryptos said...

Dear Pearl,
Your hallucinations while entertaining, are worrisome.

I have to go. Spawn is reciting poetry tonight.

HermanTurnip said...

Bwahaha! That Liza Bean is multi-talented.

Here's my favorite Haiku:

"Haikus are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense

Argent said...

I'm sitting here at 04:55 UK time, having been called out to fix an obstreperous computer system. Thank goodness you're here too.

smalltownme said...

I like this cat.