They first appeared about a week ago,
Despite our advances just wouldn’t go.
We employed the dogs they didn’t care,
Very soon they were everywhere!
We borrowed a cat who just did sleep,
They taunted her like stampeding sheep.
Then they started to dance at night,
The noise was enough to give us a fright!
At last we’d had enough of that,
And in each cupboard laid a trap.
For sleepless nights retribution seek,
I’ve had 25 mice in just one week!
Now we’re down to the very last few,
No mouse traps left in B&Q!
The last visitor to leave I heard mutter:
“It’s deadly stuff, that peanut butter!”
© Baldock Bard 2012
Apologies to anyone who is awaiting a response to an e-mail or enquiry. The Internet is down for the second time in a week and BT are ‘looking into a problem at the exchange. I don’t expect reconnection anytime soon, but will answer as soon as humanly possible. Thank you for your patience. B.B.
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