we who are mice (will dance)

Pixabay image by Marianne Sopala

Frank Prem started out the month with a poem told from the elephant’s point of view: a surprise (I do not like)

A week later, what showed up? A poem told by the mice in their defense…

(I saved it for the end of the month. Yes, this is the last of the February responses! Except for one…)

I hope you enjoy it!

we who are mice (will dance)

we
who are the mice
we know

an elephant
at our house
will blow

like a storm
that comes
from a nether place

the breath
from his trunk
filling
all of our space

and even though
even though
there is peril
right there

we keep our counsel
we
do not despair…

 

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21 thoughts on “we who are mice (will dance)

  1. balroop2013 says:

    Such light-hearted poetry! Awesome!

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  2. mylilplace says:

    I enjoyed both! They are very cleverly done and it’s brilliant of you to save one for the last day. Perfect.

    Liked by 3 people

  3. Mice rule! Great job by, Frank. Thanks for sharing, Diana!

    Liked by 2 people

  4. Issa Dioume says:

    Extremely interesting. Great analogy with the elephant. It works. Good job 👏!

    Liked by 2 people

  5. Frank Prem says:

    Thank you, Diane. That’s very fine of you to save it as bookend.

    Liked by 2 people

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