Birds On A Telegraph Wire
Dedicated to our beloved politicians who have entertained the British public with their squirming over the past few weeks.
It is hard for us to swallow,
tchak - tchak, tchak –tchak,
could rook us during their stint -
feathering their nests.
They liked to swan around
while goosing up their lives,
quack, quack, quack,
to gull the gullible.
There we were -
the silent jays,
easy victims of thieving owls
willing to woo us -
to wit – their prey.
Shraik, shraik, shraik,
we jays protest at last.
Now the vultures
are eating crow.
are swift - to snipe,
chipper, chipper, chipper
and turn on each other.
There was a lone martin,
pree-tit, pree-tit, pree-tit,
and all he wanted to know
was, who was the canary
in their common house,
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