Hickory

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A poetic take on the mouse in Hickory Dickory Dock by inky

Hiding around in the Grandfather clock

wasn’t such a great idea

for rather acting o so meek

and keeping from furry paws that did seek

after hanging off the pendulum for seven days

he thought he’d keep busy in other ways

saving himself some time

and distracting himself from that noisy chime

he scampered down the chains so fast

he attracted all the housekeepers cats

and after some paw swipes

breathing his last

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