The Argument.

Here is  another old  Halloween  poem  this  time  from  2013. I bring it out every year, it’s one of my favourites, so I make no apologies.

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I know that it is  raining,  I can see that it wet

But you are my familiar,  and not a blooming pet!

I have asked you nicely I have even said please

Now go and get me food or I shall infest you with flees.

Excuse me, Lady  Mistress, this does not seem quite right

Just where in my contract does it say I have to work for you at night!

You have run me ragged every minute of today.

I am tired now and my feathers are wet and here in the warm I need to stay.

Pardon me! my fine feathered friend,pardon me my beauty.

I am not requesting, I am demanding that you do your duty.

I am the one in charge not you , I am a tortured soul Vampire.

You do as I bid and don’t argue. Go, go on, What are waiting for. Wet weather attire?

Well Mistress that would not go amiss for I am not a duck,

And if I get lost  you will miss out and that would be such bad luck.

Be Gone! Get out! and find me fresh blood

And if you play your cards right I shall dip you in the stream on your return to remove the mud.girl_gloom_rain_raven_3512_1280x1024

Scream into  the rain

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jane Dougherty
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 07:48:15

    Made me laugh!

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 07:58:15

    Ooer, Sis! 😱💜

    Reply

  3. Frank Hubeny
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 16:21:40

    And I had always thought a “familiar” was a “pet”. Nice line: “But you are my familiar, and not a blooming pet!”

    Reply

  4. Gradmama2011
    Oct 29, 2020 @ 17:38:04

    I love this willowdot… it’s new to me, but it will never get old! This is the kind of poetry that sets my heart to thumping. I know I’m weird, but thank you. 🙂

    Reply

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