Summer’s here, the sun is shining, and kitties all over are soaking up the sun. They look so meditative, don’t they? I swear I’d love to look and feel half as peaceful as a cat.
Sometimes their eyes are closed, and other times they seem to be staring into space. I often wonder what they’re thinking. Well, I’ve finally figured it out: They’re mentally writing haiku poetry! It’s true. Cats are naturally artistic, and the warm sun is just the inspiration they need to bust out some lovely haikus.
Here are 10 summertime haikus written by cats … well, most are summertime-themed. They threw in a couple of regular old haiku poems for good measure.
What would your cat’s haiku look like? Give us a sample or two in the comments! Remember to use only 17 syllables!
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About the Author: Angie Bailey is an eternal optimist with an adoration of all things silly. Loves pre-adolescent boy humor, puns, making up parody songs, thinking about cats doing people things and The Smiths. Writes Catladyland, a cat humor blog, Texts from Mittens (birthed right here on Catster) and authored whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds, a silly book about cats wheeling and dealing online. Partner in a production company and writes and acts in comedy web series that features sketches and mockumentaries. Mother to two humans and three cats, all of which want her to make them food.