Jellicle Songs for Jellicle Cats

Short Version: "Jellicle cats are queen of the nights..."

The song, below, is wordy, but we cat-lovers find it perfectly hits every descriptive note! Thank you for that, T.S. Elliot!

Are you blind when you're born? Can you see in the dark?
Dare you look at a king? Would you sit on his throne?
Can you say of your bite that it's worse than your bark?
Are you cock of the walk when you're walking alone?
Because jellicles are and jellicles do
Jellicles do and jellicles would
Jellicles would and jellicles can
Jellicles can and jellicles do
When you fall on your head, do you land on your feet?
Are you tense when you sense there's a storm in the air?
Can you find your way blind when you're lost in the street?
Do you know how to go to the heaviside layer?
Because jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicles do and jellicles can
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicles do and jellicles can
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Can you ride on a broomstick to places far distant?
Familiar with candle, with book, and with bell?
Were you Whittington's friend? The Pied Piper's assistant?
Have you been an alumnus of heaven and hell?
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
We can dive through the air like a flying trapeze
We can turn double somersaults, bounce on a tire
We can run up a wall, we can swing through the trees
We can balance on bars, we can walk on a wire
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Can you sing at the same time in more than one key?
Duets by Rossini and waltzes by Strauss?
And can you (as cats do) begin with a 'C'?
That always triumphantly brings down the house?
Jellicle cats are queen of the nights
Singing at astronomical heights
Handling pieces from the 'Messiah'
Hallelujah, angelical Choir
The mystical divinity of unashamed felinity
Round the cathedral rang 'Vivat'
Life to the everlasting cat!
Feline, fearless, faithful and true
To others who do-what
Jellicles do and jellicles can
Jellicles can and jellicles do
Jellicle cats sing jellicle chants
Jellicles old and jellicles new
Jellicle song and jellicle dance
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Practical cats, dramatical cats
Pragmatical cats, fanatical cats
Oratorical cats, Delphic Oracle cats
Skeptical cats, Dispeptical cats
Romantical cats, Pedantical cats
Critical cats, parasitical cats
Allegorical cats, metaphorical cats
Statistical cats and mystical cats
Political cats, hypocritical cats
Clerical cats, hysterical cats
Cynical cats, rabbinical cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Jellicle songs for jellicle cats
Goodness - there must be music to go with both the eerie graveyard scene - and the song!
posted October 25th, 2016  
How did my Jack get over there!!!!!
posted October 25th, 2016  
Oh my word Not Fred gets around doesn't he!! Wonderful spooky shot but Not Fred is too gorgeous to be a Witches cat!! Fav!
posted October 25th, 2016  
Cool processing!!
posted October 25th, 2016  
@maggiemae Did you ever get to see the musical, "Cats"? This is just one of the songs, all are which are poems by T.S.Elliot, set to music! The original book is called "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats"
posted October 26th, 2016  
@pamknowler @gilbertwood Not Jack and not Not Fred! This lovely look-alike greeted me across the street from the pink house, and when I turned the camera on him, he came walking wight up to me! My camera was on a tripod, so I awkwardly flipped up the flash and took a few photos. When I needed a cat to complete my usical theme, there he was at the ready! Lunenburg cats must live in a gene pool as so many of them look exactly like this (white socks and all!)
posted October 26th, 2016  
Ah - never been to Cats!
posted October 26th, 2016  
I saw Cats twice and just loved it. Love this photo too, great for a Jellicle Cat.
posted October 26th, 2016  
A lovely spooky capture! Love the cat!
posted October 26th, 2016  
Great processing! Love the mystic mood
posted October 26th, 2016  
Lovely shot, composition and processing. A perfect image for Halloween.
posted October 26th, 2016  
I'm wondering if that's a very practical cat...looks like he's in spooky territory...
posted October 26th, 2016  
such spookiness. Loved "Cats"
posted October 26th, 2016  
Very ethereal
posted October 26th, 2016  
Great composite. Fits the season well.
posted October 26th, 2016  
incredible composition and processing
posted October 26th, 2016  
Wonderful the way the various colors call attention to different parts of the composition.
posted October 26th, 2016  
Beautiful creepy.
posted October 28th, 2016  
Love the processing :)
posted October 29th, 2016  
Very cool processing Louise, and I love the eerie blue of the tombstones :)
posted October 30th, 2016  
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