The Single Hound

VI. Ferrets as a Possession

VI.

Ferrets as a possession
Are good to bear,
Cuteness disintegrates fearfulness;
There’s Basis there
Begets an awe,
That searches Human Nature’s mouses
As quick as…well…um…ferrets.

 

The less-furry version. Image credit: Women hunting rabbits with a ferret in the Queen Mary Psalter.

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