Tag Archives: Of Mice and Men

Plenty Mice Though

Lookit, Lennie, just between us, Steinbeck mighta lied. I been a- Seekin’ one but ain’t yet seen a Sleepin’ cave upside Salinas. Advertisements

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C-Dubs The Least-Loved Ranch Hand

There’s Carlson, Whit, Crooks, The Boss, George and Lennie. There’s Candy and Curly and Slim (’cause he’s skinny). But do you recall The most disrespected of all? C-Dubs, the least-loved ranch hand, Didn’t even have a name And everyone who … Continue reading

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Why Do You Got To Get Killed?

I had a pup called Inspiration He was tiny, brown and white But he succumbed to fondulation Now I don’t know what to write

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The Air Feels Fine

I’m hiding in the brush, I bet, But George ain’t come and get me yet. He gonna give me hell, I know, But I remembered where to go: I come right here, just like he said! Too bad my li’l … Continue reading

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The Fattathalan

You say you’ve not yet Mice-and-Men’d? You know the show’s about to end, So what’s the hold-up? Where’s the rub? Make tracks! ‘Cause check the facts, here, Bub: Steinbeck’s work of heartbreak art Can feed your every need. Let’s start … Continue reading

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I Wish We’d Get The Rabbits Pretty Soon

Although I’m Len in “Mice and Men” I’m not a fan of mice herein, By which I mean here, in my house. Come on, let Lennie pet you, mouse!

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Nice Guy

Lennie’s no fighter–he don’t know no rules– And Lennie’s no brighter’n men who are fools. Though mostly he’s gentle, that one time in ten He’ll forget, you’ll regret getting close to him then.

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