Today’s ‘inspiration’ (do not make any assumptions about another ‘inspiration‘ tomorrow – such is highly unlikely) comes from Meg who reports to me that her cat murdered a mouse in her upstairs bedroom overnight (though the cat probably views it as more akin to a political assassination) and left her with the task of disposing of the body.
This was my helpful advise.
When a mouse’s systems fail
Take the rodent by the tail
Show respect for the deceased
Sadly farewell this tiny beast
Show regret. Display some tears
For final moments. Earthly fears
A final night of earthly cares
A final journey down the stairs
Out the door, towards the street
Such tiny hands. Such tiny feet
Towards the neighbour’s house, and hence
Throw the rat over the fence.