God, This Is Mr Cat
The Prayer of the Cat
Lord, I am the cat.
It is not exactly
that I have something to ask of You.
No — I ask nothing of anyone —
but, if You have by some chance,
in some celestial barn,
a little white mouse or a saucer of milk,
I know someone who would relish them.
Wouldn't You like, someday,
to put a curse on the whole race of dogs?
If so I should say