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Ode to my Gerbil

I’m scum, I know, I am an ass I knew through cardboard you could pass You chewed and chewed a great big hole, I wish I knew you had a soul You ran and laughed, but what you saw It stomped you flat, it was a paw That cat, he smirked and ate you raw He stuffed you in his great big maw My dear sweet babe, I won’t forget, Your tiny life and what you met The fault is mine, and I must pay, Though when and how, I cannot say The day will come, my life’s all done, Until that time I’ll have no fun

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016




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Date: 4/10/2017 6:01:00 PM
Hi Susan, love it I rate an 7
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Date: 10/1/2016 2:00:00 PM
Oh dear what a tragic ending to a little gerbil - enjoyed your sad tale:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 8/31/2016 12:52:00 AM
Good one Susan. ..slat9
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Susan McDermott
Date: 8/31/2016 2:47:00 PM
?? thank you