Animal Crime?

 

Discriminately speaking,

Said the possum from bed,

There’s a fly on the wall

And I think that’s he’s dead!

 

How can I sleep

Surrounded by crime?

Murder and mayhem

Time after time!

 

There’s much to be done

To save all our lives.

But first clean the wall

It’s giving me hives.

 

Doctor, oh Doctor

Have you got a cure?

Things are not right

Of this I am sure!

 

There’s a wolf at my door

And he wants to get in!

He wants me for dinner,

And his cooking’s a sin.

 

Now the rabbits are fine

Not a hair out of place.

Which makes me suspicious

I think there’s a case.

 

Fraud and deceit,

They play all the time.

I don’t trust the cuteness

I think it’s a crime.

 

How weary my soul

With this evil about.

I’ll go back to sleep

And cover my snout!

 

 

 

 

14 thoughts on “Animal Crime?

  1. Mark Lanesbury

    I don’t know about the animals Pam but here in Australia I would be classified as a mass murderer. The flies I have …ahem…removed from my face or sprayed profusely must be in the millions.
    I’m probably on their ‘Most Wanted’ list. It’s a wonder I can sleep at night with that awful tally hanging over my head 😀
    Well written dear lady, gives a whole new perspective on guilt and who eats who 😀

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