as a cotton ball
dappled with brown-black patches,
the part-calico queen,
presiding on a sofa-cushion throne,
surveys her square
and bounded realm.
The Day 18 NaPoWriMo prompt from ReadWritePoem is called meow! and our task to lionize the feline. The poem is inspired by a friend's cat, Duchess, who I used to sit. Her regal bearing fit her name purrfectly.