Little Mouse in gray velvet,
Have you had a cheese-breakfast?
There are no crumbs on your coat,
Did you use a napkin?
I wonder what you had to eat,
And who dresses you in gray velvet?
Hilda Conkling
Poems by a Little Girl, 1920

Other books by Hilda Conkling:
Shoes of the Wind, 1922
Silverhorn, 1924
Silver Pennies (Anthology), 1925
Sing a Song of Popcorn (Anthology), 1988

(Mouse knit from a pattern by Ysolda Teague.)