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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.”



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* No, they never get cake.  I buy sunflower seeds for them, which is the best thing as a treat for ducks.



By Josie Whitehead

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