I was one out of thirteen that survived it this year,
But tonight I have made it, 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.
What a day of excitement! I surely won’t sleep
For in the life of a duck it’s one very big leap!
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