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Tree Cat

September 2, 2015

by Joy Cowley

Bird in a tree,
Sleep, sleep, sleep,
Cat climbed up,
Steep, steep, steep.
Bird opened eye,
Peep, peep, peep.
Cat about to 
Leap, leap, leap.
Bird flew away,
Cheep, cheep, cheep.
Cat slunk home,
Creep, creep, creep.

Ref: p.16 Ed. Paula Green (2014) A Treasury of NZ poems for children. Illustrated by Jenny Cooper. Random House: Auckland

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