An Ode to my Ducks...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nettie, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    So i was listening to the newest album by the band Death Cab for Cutie, the song "Talking Bird" in particular, when i realized i could re-write the song to be about my ducks. I do play guitar and occasionally will do an open mike. SO I'm thinking next time, I will have to sing this song, with my newly written lyrics about my ducks- (it would be a bit longer, more verses, than the original song, but that's okay... My ducks would demand more verses anyways... lol)

    oh my runner ducks
    How you have the bestest of luck
    You run fast to get your treats
    like your brains can't keep up with your feet
    You're free to live the good life
    because you're kept in a pen inside
    sometimes i let you
    run around diapered in my front room
    It catches your poo, so i don't have to clean up after you

    Your life is hard no doubt
    When your pampered living in my house
    There's no barn living for you
    Only a condo downtown will do
    Every single day
    I put you in my tub to bathe
    You're pretty princess feet
    never even touch the concrete
    You refuse to go outside, unless it's 72 degress

    You quack relentlessly
    when you know i have corn and peas
    I bend to your beckoning will
    When you're hungry and want a refill
    even when I realize
    there was food in your bowl the whole time
    You're smart enough to see
    You can quack to manipulate me
    i give in to you, to suit your all your ducky needs

    You wear warm coats in winter time
    And in summer the AC goes on high
    You command with a quack
    When it's time for me to rub your backs
    When your hear the microwave ding
    you know that i am cooking something
    As soon as i take my seat
    You eye the food i am going to eat
    And you won't go away, Until i give you a treat.

    for you, it's only the best
    You won't settle for anything less
    Oh how i get ridiculed
    If i don't do what you want me to
    Oh my runner ducks
    though your feathers molt and you run amuck
    I'll love you all your days
    with all your demanding ducky ways
    It's all here for you, you know I am your slave
    It's all here for you, Victor and Ming Mei
  2. TRUE*duck*luvr5

    TRUE*duck*luvr5 Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 25, 2009
    Thats soooo cute!!!!!
  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    I loved it. It made me want your ducks too [​IMG]
  4. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    i don't think i could ever get rd of them, they expect to be treated like royalty now... lol. My fault, I totally spoiled them. I'm 99% sure they believe they are entitled people...

    One time i brought my ducks to Allaboutdemchicks' for a visit with her ducks (we gave her Sammy and Peter, two ducks who weren't the "house pet" kind). Victor was super confused as to what those other ducks were doing outside, in a POOL, ON THE DIRT?!?!
    And Ming mei walked over to me and sat in my lap as i she was saying, "Oh heckie no, I am not going over there by those vermin! I'm sitting her with the people."

    Whenever my boyfriend gets in the duck's pen to clean or jokes by doing something the ducks normally do, I'll say, "Haha, you're a duck now!" to which his response is, "I don't want to be a duck! I want to be a person like Ming Mei!" lol...
  5. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Quote:Haha... sounds like you not only have a pair of great ducks, you have a great boyfriend too!
  6. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

    Apr 20, 2009
    Sandusky, Ohio
    I really liked that...must of took a while, it was great!
  7. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    yeah he's a good guy... He single-handedly cleaned their whole pen last time because i had a ton of stuff to do. He bought a steam cleaner and a shopvac because he wanted it to be easier, and it is... I thoght about throwing a line in there about how they think food magicall appears from his hands because he's always giving them treats

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