by Joy Cowley
The tallest cat in the world went by
With his head stuck in the air.
The smallest cat in the world called out,
‘Is there anyone home up there?’
The tallest cat in the world looked down,
Saw nobody in the street
And said to himself, ‘Well, I’ll be blowed!
I think I’ve got talking feet!’
Ref: p.222 Ed. Paula Green (2014) A Treasury of NZ poems for children. Illustrated by Jenny Cooper. Random House: Auckland