The Coffin Of Clay

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The Coffin Of Clay

It was a big fete adieu  
of course it was 
she was the daughter of  
honorable judge Milton 
He may have been a little
 mouse from Kentucky, 
but he was her only pet 
She had named him "Lucky"
and he slept in a shoe box 
next to her bed.
The red carpet was rolled 
the prayer shawl imposed 
the candles lit and burned 
before a little coffin day old  
The Father in his court dress 
draped her and said, 
"he was old that's why he died 
The whole town arrived   
to pay their respects to 
a little wee mouse in a coffin  
                of clay...
"Even mice get coughs and die" 
Elizabeth said with a sigh  
she was saddened, 
of course she was, 
but she never, cried...

Annieve Leonardi 
Dec 5, 2017

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 12/13/2017 5:40:00 PM
Hello! I wanted to ask you a question about this poem. Please email me at as soon as possible. Thanks!
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Date: 12/7/2017 5:20:00 AM
Great imagination and great story telling ,we all die, some people cry, some people do not... cant be loved by all, yet some choose not to show emotion..
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Date: 12/5/2017 12:48:00 PM
A are a good story teller Annieve--enjoyed reading your poem!
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