“Dad’s Loving Cat” by Jade Foo

Jade Foo (age 5)


Kitty was playing, chasing birds.
She saw a person walking by
And she noticed it was Daddy.

So she ran, ran after Daddy
As fast as she could
And stepped on his foot.

She said meow meow meow,
I love you. Daddy petted her head
And brought her back home.

from 2016 Rattle Young Poets Anthology


Why do you like to write poetry?

Jade Foo: “Poetry is nice because you can just find a space, sit down and write your poems, and then you’ll feel happy.”

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