Of Mice And Men And Fire

Of Mice And Men And Fire

A Poem by Ben Barton

A man once said
The best laid plans of mice and men
Oft go awry
I can't speak for mice
But for man, I speak thus:
It is truly remarkable
Astonishing, in fact 
How quickly the most innocent of intentions
Is corrupted
They said to fight fire with fire
But fire is no respecter of persons
She burns all who come too close

© 2019 Ben Barton

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Added on January 7, 2019
Last Updated on January 7, 2019


Ben Barton
Ben Barton

Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom

I love words, books, and The Office. Oh, and the Queen. And Maggie Smith, who is a queen in her own right. more..