Sunday, May 5, 2013

A Parrot's Regret



There once was a selfish parrot given a cracker but would not share it.
A jealous cat bit its wing and now all the bird sings
is, “Feed the kitty or you will regret it.”



©Susie Clevenger 2013

Kerry at Real Toads has us celebrating Edward Lear's birthday by challenging us to use his written and artistic work as inspiration for our own creativity. To learn more about him visit Real Toads ~ A Birthday in May ~ Edward Lear


15 comments:

Kay L. Davies said...

Smart parrot, that one. Lear is such fun to read, and to write! I enjoyed this, Susie.
K

VaNdAnA ShArMa said...

OOPS!!!! LESSON LEARNT!!!

Enigmatic Soul said...

I liked it. Eager to read something by Lear now. :)

Kerry O'Connor said...

Haha! The last line makes it :)

Grandmother said...

Exactly!

Susie Swanson said...

Love every line. Great write as usual.. Hugs, xo

Fireblossom said...

That bird sings the truth! This made me laugh out loud.

Maggie Grace said...

Well done! The choice of images to use was surreal...love the one you chose and how you managed to write in his style.

Sherry Blue Sky said...

Hilarious!

Peggy said...

Fun to read this one--parrot should have shared that cracker for sure.

hedgewitch said...

Never refuse to share your treats in this world, no matter who you are. ;_) Loved it, Susie.

Manicddaily said...

Ha! That parrot also sounds like a bit of a gambler! k .

Akila G said...

lesson learnt! :)

Marian said...

hah! :)

Margaret said...

:) !! Very cute. My kitty will nip my nose when I am sleeping if she is hungry. The other paws at me.