Thursday, April 4, 2013

Donne Well-Done

Busy old fool, unruly Sun,
why dost thou thus,
through windows, and through curtains, call on us?
-John Donne


  1. And then....

    It comes as an accomplice, stealthily,
    the lovely hour that is the felon's friend;
    the sky, like curtains around a bed, draws close,
    and man prepares to become a beast of prey.

    Charles Baudelaire

  2. Have to see the shine, luring each feline.

  3. You look darn good in pondering mode Spitty!

  4. In my eyes, indisposed,
    In disguise as no one knows
    Hides the face,
    Lies the snake,
    And the sun in my disgrace.

    What can I say? The best my human and I can do is Chris Cornell.

  5. A sun puddle is a sun puddle. Inside, or out. Enjoy it, my friend. Rain is comin' my way, tomorrow. purrs

  6. Look at all these literary cats!

  7. You SURE that's not Shakespeare? You're looking very handsome today.

  8. Well, we aren't even gonna try to top any of that!

  9. Just beware of the tolling bell

  10. Once upon a sunlight clearly, while I pondered, peak'd and weary . . .

  11. Spitty, be not proud, though some have called thee
    Mighty and dreadfull, for, thou art not soe.


    Who Loves Ya Baby?
    chrruup, nibble, bitey, lickity, purrrrrrrr.
    Ms. Stella O'Houligan

  12. Oh my gosh, Spitty! Those pictures are so squee-worthy! You need kisses, lots of kisses on that adorable head of yours!

    Star says: Hmm, I have to agree with my mom for once. You look rather handsome in the sunshine. Need a little lick on the head, by any chance? Purrrrrrrrr

  13. Huh? What happened to your eye color in the first picture?

  14. Great poem. That sun is one really nice warm dude to have around. Hope you have a most wonderful day.


  15. Sweet dreams til sun beams find you

    sweet dreams that leave our worries behind you.
    But in your dreams
    whatever they be

    dream a little dream of me


    yur FURRareez car

    lyrics complimints oh

    The Mamas & The Papas

    haz grate week oh end frum all oh uz in TT

  16. We have had rain and snow today, I would so much love a sun puddle :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  17. I'm not much of a poet so I won't even try. All I know is that those sun spots rock!

  18. You look shiny in the sun! We have cloudy weather lately...hoping sun will come visit!

  19. You are quite the thespian, Spitty!
    Don't forget the sunscreen.
    ; ) Katie

  20. We'd rather have the sun call on us than the cold and rain! :)

  21. Big sigh Spitty! It is COLD and Rainy here!

  22. Oh how we love the sun on your furs!

  23. oh, Dear Spitty...
    Shall I compare thee to a sunny day?
    Thou art more furry and more fluffinate;
    Rough cats do shake teh darling mice of May,
    and summer's fleas hath not too short a date:
    Sometimes too hot the eye of heaven shines,
    And often is his gold complexion dimmed,
    And every fur from fur sometimes declines,
    By sheds, or kitteh's matting furs untrimmed;
    But thy eternal fluffiness shall not fade,
    Nor lose possession of that fur brush thou own'st,
    Nor shall humans ruin sunpuddles with his shade,
    When in eternal brushie-times thou growl'st,
    So long as cats can purr, or eyes can see,
    So long pets this, and this gives fluff to thee.

  24. Oh yeah? Just wait until you go through menopaws and gain an ounce or 80, pal. You'll be needing a lazy toy too!

  25. Just imagine, all kitties in your area come out and soak the sun at the window in da same time
    That's going to be Amazing ; )

  26. Oh Spitty you are ever so gorgeous and what a lovely quote for today.

  27. She got it and accepted. You should never have to pay for anything on FB. Now that they've connected, we're in trouble. MOL!

  28. Great photos, handsome!...Happy weekend, precious friend...xoxo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

  29. Spitty, mum says to tell you that:

    The sun shines equally on the righteous and the unrighteous!! Whatever that means??? You look just right to me!! ;)

  30. To call you to play in light,
    And know the difrence b'tween the night.
    And ME who haply gives you sight
    And calls the mousies out to play.

  31. It hasn't called nearly loudly not often enough, to our minds. *grump*

  32. Spitty, you're looking mighty regal in the sun, behind the curtains.


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