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Bird Poems for Children

By Josie Whitehead

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By Josie Whitehead

I've Made It

I was one out of thirteen 

    Who's made it this year,

And . . .  tonight I've been flying,

    So send up a cheer.


For weeks upon weeks

    I have trotted around

Accompanied by mother,

     Both feet on the ground.


I grew adult plumage. 

     I’m smart, I admit.

I’ve strengthened my wings

    And shown off quite a bit.


Tonight, though, was special

    As I flew over town

And with Mum and with Dad

     On the river came down.

It was strange looking down

     From high up in the sky,

And I wondered if children

     Saw me passing by.


What a day of excitement! 

     I surely won’t sleep

For in the life of a duck  - - -

     It’s been a very big leap!

   Quack quack quack quack!

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