>i used to have a little white mouse named pontuffle.
today would have been his birthday
his favourite food was spinach.
when i would come in the room i would
squeal spiiiiiinnaaaaaeeecchhhheeeessss to him
and he would get all crazy excited
and ‘hef’ ‘hef’ ‘hef’ all about his little house.
i used to knit him litttle suits and
carry him in my pocket on the subway
letting strangers pet him for a quarter.
many a cheesburgers were bought that way.
those were the days.