An Absent Minded Mouse

I once saw a mouse
Upon a doll’s house
Sniffing and twitching his nose
I asked how he was
And he looked right across
And said, not too bad I suppose

I asked, Are you waiting
For someone or thing
He sighed, no I’m lost
And it’s a fine ding-a-ling

I asked, can I help or show you the way
Where were you headed or going today
He said I don’t know for I’m really quite small
I thought I’d remember but I just can’t recall

He started to sniffle
Then started to cry
I said now don’t get upset
I’m not, I’ve something in my eye!

I gave him a hankie
See if this helps
He wiped his face
Blew his nose and yelped!

I asked, what’s wrong now
Have you hurt your nose?
No he replied
I’ve just stubbed my toes

He shuddered and trembled
And gave a great sneeze
He cried I’ve remembered
I was going for some cheese

He thanked me and said
I must be on my way
The shop will soon close
It’s Wednesday; half day

He scuttled away
With his tail close behind
I thought, well how strange
It’ll play on my mind

That hankie was a gift
From my great uncle Bob
That rascal just took it
Without even a nod

Written on August 2009

This poem is part of the Poetry Book “Positively Poetic – Volume 3

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Ha Ha you never cease to amaze me loved it,


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