Where is our bread?
You brought a camera instead?
How thoughtless is that!
Have you anything to say
in your own defense
before we quack you away?
I do have something to say.
You don’t need more bread.
Living in a pond
behind a nice restaurant,
the leftover food
must have affected your head.
So, I’ll take a stand…
I refuse to accept your
duck quack reprimand!
All of the birds here
are getting a little fat.
You’re not hungry, not starving,
so don’t be upset
because I’ve no bread
and be happy I’m holding
my camera instead. ~ms
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Great fun – liked the pictures and the poem
Made me laugh, I do love a duck 🙂
Love fat ducks!
Ducks are kind of cute, no doubt about that!
Opinionated and cute — an interesting combination.
And duck will love you too, without question…
IF you bring something to eat.
I am told frozen peas are much better than bread!
Cute little story and pictures…….. nice job!
Ducks do seem to be awfully opinionated and demanding, something about the way they waddle and that head tilt and of course the grumpy comments. Your story, poem and photos did make me chuckle too.
Walt Disney did a great job when he captured all of those behaviors in his lovable character “Donald Duck,” who does tend to get annoyed (ruffled feathers) rather easily. Guess that’s why Donald
is so loved….there is a little duck in all of us. 🙂
I love the light heartedness of this poem. Those ducks can be very outspoken, can’t they!
Yes, they are outspoken. Especially when they want something.
AND, usually, they know exactly what they want!
Way to quack back! Lovely post…
But I think that my quacking fell on duck ears!
Gorgeous post! thankyou! and Happy New Year.
Be Well and Happy.
New Year wishes to you too!
Great pictures and clever duck “comments”–a real day brightener!
Thanks Marylin….and Happy almost New Year!
That’s prime real estate in the bird world. I’m sure those lucky little ducks never go hungry.
You are right. It is definitely prime real estate. Living back behind the Outback must be like a duck dream come true….a magic food pond.
Love this ! So wonderful and so very true..silly ducks.
Thanks! There’s something about the audacity of ducks that is silly, rude, and endearing all at the same time. Can’t help but love them!
Thanks! Love the photos of your little ducklings!
Wonderful! The thought of the ducks telling me off made me smile 🙂
Just go down to the pond with no bread
and they will be happy to give you
another energetic lecture….free of charge!
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I nominate you for the Liebester Blog – Share the Love Award.
Please accept & oblige
I accept and oblige! I did not see your message because it was hiding in the “spam” folder. I wonder what it is about the wording that caused it to be “marked” as spam?
Mary I have nominated you for the award, check the pingback
Ajaytao, I found this messsage in my Spam folder also. Why it was placed there, I don’t know. Perhaps the computer heard that we were not “speaking.” Hahahaha.
Very creative story. Great photos! I really admire your uniqueness. Thank you for posting your gift.
Thanks for the compliment….greatly appreciated!
WoWww This is So Awesome , So Pretty Photos 😀
Thank you. These ducks are used to people feeding them, so I was able to get some good photos because they were not afraid of me at all.
Adorable photographs and your dialogue was perfect!
Thanks Lynda! I read the info on your gravatar (profile), and I see you raise chickens and geese for fun? Aha! You probably speak and understand their language by now, I’m sure!
I’m learning… Slowly. Geese are easier than chickens though! 😉
I thought geese would be more difficult…because they are bigger? I’ll have to ask my cousin, She raises chickens….lot of them. And sheep.
Great photos and duck personalities 🙂
Thanks Elle….those ducks had a thing or two to say to me, no doubt about that!
somehow you turn ordinary things into beautiful things
the simple photos with an extraordinary conversation
Thank you, Ajay.
Technically, I don’t speak “duck” but….
it wasn’t too hard to guess what they were yelling about.
yes they were but beautiful
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