Contact Us      
         Join today or login
You are using an outdated version. Writing will not be shown properly in many cases. Click here to use the current version.

Status

New Here?
Sign Up
Fast! Three Questions.

Already a member?
Login


Contests

Rhyming Poetry Contest
Deadline: Tomorrow!

100 Word Flash Fiction
Deadline: In 5 Days

Haiku Poetry Contest
Deadline: In 6 Days

ABC Poetry Contest
Deadline: Mar 9th

6 Word Poetry
Deadline: Mar 13th


Rank

Poet: None
Author: None
Novel: None
Reviewer:None
Votes: None





 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: September 18, 2019      Views: 98

Print It
Save to Bookcase
View Reviews
Rate This
Make Reader Pick
Promote This


 ABOUT
ROBERT ZIMMERMAN 
I am a common storyteller. The most important part of my writing is the story, not the form.
I write in essay, short story and poetry.
I write what I think--feel--believe.

He is a top ranked author at the #10 position.

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #37 spot on this years rankings.

He is also an active reviewer and is holding the #14 spot on the top ranked reviewer list.

Portfolio | Become A Fan
Exceptional
This work has reached the exceptional level
The big cat that was my pal
"Ode to CC, the Big Ole Cat" by Robert Zimmerman
A feral cat came to our house.
We said, “Let’s take her in.”
She roamed the house with wariness.
Our journey would begin.
 
I never heard a cat so loud.
The talking never ceased.
All fifteen pounds of Kitty Kat,
was such a gentle beast.
 
One day I put her in the car
to take her to the vet.
That was the day a heartache came
I never shall forget.
 
She laid next to my leather shoe
with eyes pained, and forlorn.
I never thought a Kitty Kat
could cause my heart to mourn.
 
I stroked her fur and rubbed her chin,
my smile long since erased.
Goodbye CC. I’ll miss you girl.
You’ll never be replaced.

 

Death of a Pet writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a POEM in any style about the DEATH of a PET, up to 20 lines maximum. e.g. eulogise your companion; describe your feelings; say goodbye.

Recognized

Author Notes
Her full name was Carbon Copy because she looked exactly like a five pound black cat that lived with us for 18 years. The difference was CC weighed 15 pounds.
She was my pal and I had trained her to respond to verbal commands.
She lived indoors full time when she came to our house. If someone would accidently let her out, I would call her by name and she would come to me right away.
CC was a feral cat we found "running" with other cats and a couple of dogs.
They all lived around a barn and the day I saw her I wanted to bring her home.
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

Share or Bookmark
Print It Save to Bookcase View Reviews Make Reader Pick Promote This
© Copyright 2016. Robert Zimmerman All rights reserved.
Robert Zimmerman has granted FanStory.com, its affiliates and its syndicates non-exclusive rights to display this work.

You need to login or register to write reviews.

It's quick! We only ask four questions to new members.

Interested in posting your own writing online? Click here to find out more.



Write a story or poem and submit your work to receive reviews on your writing. Publish short stories on our book writing site and enter the monthly contests. Guaranteed reviews for everything you write and you will be ranked. Information.


  Contact Us

© 2016 FanStory.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms under which this service is provided to you. Privacy Statement