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A Mouse's Short Life

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A Mouse's Short Life

My mouse just sat there_not beaming
It would not make the pointer move
I tried to resuscitate
But its power was waning
Batteries would not rejuvenate
Its brain was loose in the USB port
Well, all things go at some time
I was going to bury him but my grandson took him
He came alive again just what he wanted...
I now have a new mouse
Who is lively and excited about being held by me
I am excited to hold him too......... 

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  1. Date: 5/8/2013 9:41:00 AM

    I see you were not describing a rodent. On a episode of "The Newlywed Game", Bob Eubanks asked the wives "What is your husband's favorite rodent?" One of the wives had no idea what a rodent was; so she replied "his saxophone"! Good write Sara.

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick Date: 5/8/2013 2:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Sometimes today young people don't know very much about somethings..I guess they did not teach that in science class..Sara
  1. Date: 5/7/2013 8:12:00 AM

    I love it ! Artie

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 3:45:00 PM

    That little mouse makes sooo much possible. I'm not much for technology, but those flusterating computers... have set me free to have fun, with my poetry.

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 10:01:00 AM

    I just bought a new mouse myself and appreciate you comments on your new one. I thought you were talking about the little creatures which appear now and then in house and labs when I first read your title Peace & Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 9:03:00 AM

    winsome piece from a style perspective.. you can write about anything ordinary and nake it truly extarordinary... there's a wireless mouse now, maybe that's what you need, sara... fascinated..;) huggs

  1. Date: 5/6/2013 6:28:00 AM

    Ha ha, at first I thought this poem was about a real living mouse...then I quickly found out to the contrary! You have written this illustrious poem quite masterfully, you kept me glued to this piece! What a delightful poem, Great Work!!