Monday, March 21, 2011

Inkpen Poetry Day: "Lament for Anna's...Mouseling"


Hee-hee! I found this poem in the annals of the blog I share with my sister, Sarah. I am in the habit of writing poems for all sorts of family occasions, and this occasion in particular demanded an apology poem, because my cat ate some of my sister Anna's baby mice! :( But it was funny at the same time! ;) So without further ado, here is my "Lament for Anna's...Mouseling"! :)

"Lament For Anna's...Mouseling"
By Rachel Heffington

"Your protege- a little mouse
Was not safe- even in your house.
A dark, designing beast (my cat)
Has killed your pet and that is that.
I blushed, I sighed, I dropped a tear
When first I did this story hear-
It cuts my heart like sharpest knife
To think my cat just took a life!
I did not do it, (this I know)
But I am sorry even so.
I do not know psychology ;)
So please take my apology.
And I will give a freezing shoulder
To my cat- least she grow bolder."

-Your humble sister: Rachel Heffington

What do you think? Is it a sufficient apology for the tragedy? ;)

2 comments:

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud said...

Very amusing! I think it is sufficient if the mourners read it some time after the tragedy! :D

Katie said...

Haha!! Good 'ol "Tom and Jerry!" =D