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Siren's Song Siren's Song
In a sleepy hidden town, a resident wizard stands guard. The competition gets out of hand, and someone may not come back
Cat's Paw

Cat's Paw

A Poem by Debbie Barry

A scrap of new poetry for children.


The little mouse peeped out of his hole,

Peeped out of his hole to see

Whether the cats were on patrol,

Whether ’twas safe for he.


The little mouse, he came from his hole,

He darted out so bold;

A swat of the paw he never saw,

And so his story was told.

© 2017 Debbie Barry

Siren's Song Chapter 2 Siren's Song Chapter 2
Lamia arrives in Westerwood, attempting to gather information about the town and its competitors.

Author's Note

Debbie Barry
A new rhyme for kids. Initial reactions appreciated.

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Cute! I loved it ^.^ This sounds like it would go great in an illustrated children's book.


Posted 2 Weeks Ago

Your cats did it! lol
This was just cute.

Posted 1 Month Ago

Sweet and cute, then the violent end--just like the nursery rhymes of old. (Chopped off their tales with a carving knife, etc) I like it and believe the little ones will, too. Very nice work.

Posted 1 Month Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Debbie Barry

1 Month Ago

Thanks, Samuel! The nursery rhymes of old were exactly what I was going for. Also, it was based on.. read more

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3 Reviews
Added on November 9, 2017
Last Updated on November 9, 2017
Tags: cat, mouse, ct and mouse, hunting, mouser, mousing, play, dead mouse, animals, poem, poetry


Debbie Barry
Debbie Barry

Clarkston, MI

I live with my husband in southeastern Michigan with our two cats, Mister and Goblin. We enjoy exploring history through French and Indian War re-enactment and through medieval re-enactment in the So.. more..


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