A cat wanders in your yard.
It doesn't have a tag, so it maybe a stray.
Maybe it could be yours to stay.
You put up posters to see if the cat belongs to somebody.
After a month, nobody claims.
So you decide to keep it.
You think up a name.
"Dirty Snow, you're a stray
and here to stay!"

© FISHSTIX, AGE 17, 2004