Mr. Neuron didn't know who he was,
His introductions were incomplete,
And what could be a better cause,
To be confused thought he. "Sure I make the claws detract,
If ever danger is near,
But those are simply the bare facts,
Which even my neighbor knows clear." "What else is there then he wondered,
For he thought his skills were being wasted,
Some other guy has to drop the turd,
Does that make me less ill fated?" "I& #39;m sure I can do more he boasted,
Wait can these thumbs move?
Damn, he thought, I'm getting roasted,
For it'll take two to fit the groove." "I& #39;ll ask the guy who does the blinking,
He's seen the most or so he says,
I hope he's not out drinking,
He's really no good when he's in a daze." And together they worked the thumb,
Though they knew not why they did it,
Still it didn't make them feel dumb,
When they saw the movement new and swell. "But what do we call ourselves," asked,
The guy who did the blinking,
"Something that tells us we have been tasked,
To together take care of the heavy thinking." And so grew the name called Sid,
That they created from head to toe,
Someone who would do their bid,
Just as long as they knew how.
And when to each other they listened,
Did ol' Sid's character slowly develop,
And once even the tear glands glistened,
When dear ol' Sid learnt to slurp.
But where they were headed,
This Mr. Neuron did not know,
And so he asked Sid,
Where he wanted to go. "If we knew that,"
Sid said scratching his head,
"Why we wouldn't need to act,
We'd be as good as dead." "For life lies in the mystery,
I evolved did you think I would,
And till we do some immortal deed,
We have to live that's well understood."
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