Tag Archives: duck

Look Back In Error

Absolutes are always wrong Shortcuts sometimes take too long Bird banalities are song I say ping and you think pong And not the vaguely racist book About a truant and a cook And how he chose the blow he took … Continue reading

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Port Deposit 1965

When I was very small I had a friend Whom I called Ducky, which was apropos Because he was. My sister would pretend That he was just a toy; he wasn’t, though. To prove to her that Ducky could, too, … Continue reading

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Put It On My Bill

If I’m tending bar And a duck orders a drink I’ll start him a tab

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…Like No One’s Quacking

The ballerina had a duck With whom she’d pas de deux at night Behind her boyfriend’s pickup truck Illuminated by the light, Reflected in the bumper’s chrome, From that benighted sign whose sight Invited strangers to her home.

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Quacking The Code

Once upon a time there was a dog Who taught himself to type just like a duck. He bought a website and began a blog Where every post was just the one word: Cluck. Of course the site went viral, … Continue reading

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What Do You See In The Mirror?

Monopedal water fowl Shedding wet without a towel In the rain upon a wall, Who’s the fairest of them all?

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Ornithology

An albatross is not a duck. The reason has to do with luck And quantum physics: Cats can be Two things at once, not you and me Or waterfowl. (Don’t I know it, Else I’d be rich and a poet!) … Continue reading

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