Little Dilly Mallard Duck
Was swimming on her lake,
But thought she’d like a little lunch -
Some bread or nice sweet cake.
She trotted off across the grass
And tapped upon my door:
“I know you gave me breakfast,
But I’d like a little more.”
Through the hedge her friends came too -
“We’d also like some bread,”
But they’d had bread not long ago.
I knew they’d all been fed.
“You greedy little mallard ducks,
Now don’t keep bothering me!
But - - come again at 4 o’clock.
I'll give you cake for tea.”