Leopold Toporovski

(Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

The Humble And The Great - Poem by Leopold Toporovski

A little mouse, said this, to a rat:
"That there is cheese, I am so glad!
The whole wide world is full of cheese!
It could be different, you know," she said.
The rat looked up from his Wall Street Journal,
At the little mouse, so happy, so shy,
And shooked with rage, then spit out mouthful:
"But all that cheese is not my, Yet!...

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003

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