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To a mouse.

By foggytwo
My wireless mouse died on me and It was in need of some repair. During the repair,I thought of Robert Burns` poem "To a mouse" so I thought I would do my version.
I have changed some of the Scottish words to English.

Wee, sleeket,cowran,tim`rous mousey.
Your life expectancy sure now increases.
Now we can see what`s in your housey.
After being rebuilt from several pieces.
--
You are now looked on with much affection.
Back to life and so inspiring.
With new batteries in, for your connection.
With your mother board and lots of wiring.
--
Your clickers tested left and right.
Thoroughly cleaned with lemon peel.
You are now such a bonny sight.
Right down to your scroll wheel.
--
Much faith I have in you, old sport.
`Cause I know you are plug n` play.
Now heading for the U.S.B. port.
Where you`ll get pushed in, all the way.
--
Upon the screen the pointer sits.
With signals from your transmitter.
It`s certainly been a battle of wits.
But I knew you were no quitter.
--
The pointer glides across the monitor.
Making a host of wee beeping sounds.
I`m glad I did not buy you new.
As this repair has saved me pounds.
--
A sleeket, cowran, tim`rous mousey, no more.
You are back as good as new.
A wireless mousey once again.
And you proved to be tried and true.

Tags: General Close-up and macro Humour and fun

Voters: unicorn17, woolybill1, mrswoolybill and 11 more


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Comments


18 Nov 2010 8:27PM
Well done ! Entertaining as always .Gill(I spent 3 hours tring to fix my T.V.box only made things worse by putting the scart lead in the wrong bit !! ) Gill

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mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2100 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2010 9:01PM
Absolutely wonderful. I've given up trying to understand technology. I'll stick to Burns instead.
Moira
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
19 Nov 2010 1:39PM
Thanks to Gillian and Moira for your comments,they are welcome.
Pete.
pamelajean Plus
13 1.2k 2096 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2010 10:42PM
I always love your poems. I've never seen the guts of a mouse before, looks like it's in the operating theatre, glad the prognosis is positive.
photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
20 Nov 2010 12:21PM
hi-tech Smile
dennis
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
20 Nov 2010 2:17PM
My thanks to Pamela and Dennis for your comments.
Pete.
DP_Imagery 15 24 6 Wales
23 Nov 2010 5:35PM
Brilliant Pete - an ode to be proud of.

Bruce
23 Nov 2010 6:01PM
I think this is cooler than my picture, what a topper.
Talia.
Paree 14 616 3
23 Nov 2010 10:10PM
to repair a mouse you are so clever,
to fit a rodent with batteries ..... never

paree
19 Dec 2010 8:29PM
brilliant pete.ray
foggytwo 16 36 1 Scotland
20 Dec 2010 2:21PM
My thanks to, Bruce, Talia, Maureen and Ray for your comments.
Pete.

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