Posts tagged ‘mouse’

September 28, 2022

Mouse repatriation

by Jem Croucher
We'd heard scampering for several days
and the evidence was there
crumbs in all the cupboards as 
our food they'd come to share
But really they weren't welcome
so we brought some humane traps
and tempting them with biscuits
we caught the little chaps
Then one by one I introduced them
to the garden there to learn
the repatriation one way trip
and never to return

September 12, 2020

The Visitor II

by Jem Croucher

We had a little visitor
who startled us last night
there behind the cupboard glass
perched and in plain sight
A little chap, brown and petite
his presence now declared
though how he found his way in there
was not something he shared

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December 5, 2017

Limerick – Lies

by Venkat

Mrs. Android went to see where truth lies
She surfed through Google sea, being wise
Truths from cocoons be lies in bits
Lies from cocoons be truths in hits
She nodded, ‘Lies are truths written by mice’

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April 16, 2015

Mouse, of the wild

by Venkat


O mouse, of the wild
Mystified under the bush
Do you wear a shadow
To cover your fears

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September 14, 2014


by Jem Croucher


Sitting in the sunshine
I saw movement by the wall
Little Manfred Mouse was out
To pay me a social call

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February 4, 2013

The words that I produce

by Martin Shone

My lies beneath my mouse
does it know of the words
it helps produce

My desk
lies beneath my computer
is it alive with words

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July 19, 2012


by Sorrows In A Serenade

You know the rainbow is fading when you
Tear away from the embrace of the cute mouse
And you find an excuse to kill the sorcerer
And you coop up at home cowering of the sun

You know the mountains await when your
Little country path becomes winding
And your forty winks become zero
And your toys are suffocating in the closet.

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