Tea with a Parrot

Form: Balassi Stanza

Her cup of strong, hot tea
A glass of squash for me
And the parrot’s simple squawk
I watched from where I sat
Enthralled by his chitchat
While grown ups drank tea with talk
Granny gave me sixpence
To me that made no sense
While parrot watched like a hawk

©JG Farmer 2019

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