Okay, my peeps, a regular reader was inspired by the earlier blog entry, Songs About Birds -- Can You Name Some? to write a poem about birds, Dirty Bird! Dirty Bird!, except this reader claims this is actually a song because there is a tune that goes with it .. I would like to challenge this reader, Digital Cuttlefish, to sing this song and post it as an mp3!
Much as I would like to honor your request
I think it best
For you, for me, indeed for every living thing,
Not to sing.
So, despite the fact that, for you, I'd almost give it a go...
What's the tune, Cuttlefish? It's definitely a waltz. I was leaning toward "And the Band Played On" ("Casey would waltz with the strawberry blond..."), but that doesn't really work.
Let me know, and I might be able to do something with it.
The tune is a thing all my own
Not widely (or narrowly) known--
A waltz, yes, indeed
At a moderate speed,
But I'm sorry, my lips are still sewn.
(but feel free to write your own tune!)
Did someone say Dirdy Birdy?
(Early film by John Dilworth, creator of "Courage the Cowardly Dog")