Treasure Island

David Darbyshire

(6/11/54 / Darwen England)

Mouse Trap


In my quiet cozy little house
I seem to have inherited a mouse
the small guy says hi everyday
But I think I want him out the way

I keep seeing out the corner of my eye
A flash of brown that darts by
I don't know were he gets all his energy from
I suppose he's got his nose in my cookie drum

So I went to the shop to get a mouse trap
Not the kind with a piece of cheese and a snap
The one were you can catch him, then release
Now I hope the taking of my cookies will cease

Submitted: Thursday, June 22, 2006
Edited: Monday, August 09, 2010

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  • Mary Nagy (7/16/2006 4:20:00 PM)

    Well, you're alot nice than me Dave! I have to admit I like the sound of that SNAP! Gosh that sounds evil doesn't it? ? But, I like to know I don't have to be afraid anymore. :) Cute poem Dave. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

  • Francesca Johnson (6/23/2006 7:08:00 PM)

    A mouse? Cheese? Very apt for Amsterdam. And like the others, I am glad you went for the humane version of a mouse-trap, Dave. Nice little friendly poem, this.

    Love, Fran the Fan xx (Report) Reply

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