How doth the portly parakeet
Sing that little high note,
And tap his spindly legs and feet,
Beneath his feathered coat!
How humbly they seem to chirp,
How swiftly they click their beaks,
In water he will splash and slurp,
To wash his chubby cheeks!
In response to the twenty-sixth “parody” prompt from NaPoWriMo.net
Image: one of my very own chubby budgies, Finn.