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Ode to Mouse
Ode to Mouse
acrylic on paper
40" x 52"

We had mice in our house. I caught one in a trap and release plastic trap. I took it a mile away in the car. On the way, I felt maybe that wasn't the right thing to do. When I got to the woods, I put the trap on the ground and opened the door. Mousey wouldn't leave. I tipped the trap up and he/she ran out. On the way back, the words in my head are, you have just made mousey food for an owl or hawk.