The once young Joseph was getting very old.
He had run out of room for memories, but not out of
He thought to himself, "there so much more I'd still
like to see".
So, he asked his marmalade cat what she would do, if
she was he.
"Well, Its simple old friend." She said with a fur
"Build a time bending machine that can take you to
before in a just little while".
So Old man Joseph, who was once very young,
Began to build a time machine, for which his gold
He slaved for months, until the contraption was
And then he lured his marmalade cat to the stool
with a tasty marmalade treat.
The cat licked at the sweet treat, without a thought
in her mind.
Suddenly hearing a switch and a crack, she was
flying through time.
In the old mans haste to test his magnificent
he hadn't thought about how his cat would get back
to their young house that sits in the old ravine.
The once young Joseph was too scared to continue
testing his machine.
Knowing he'd foolishly lost his marmalade cat, and
thinking, "how could I be so mean?"
Joseph's story is a sad one. If only he'd given it
He passed away a lonely man, never again touching
the machine that his gold bought.
The marmalade cat, on the other hand, was doing just
She found herself in Egypt, during a marvelous time.
She missed the old man, and all the good fun they
But she was now being worshiped, and that's just
pretty darn rad!
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