"The Gimme Gimme Bird" by Haley Ryan

Blue Heron (plate 79) by Eleazar Albin
I was swinging in the park with my younger cousin, when
I looked over and saw she had a bag of
popcorn.  As I swung by I said, "gimme, gimme."  She
looked around and then went back to eating popcorn.  On my
next pass I said, "Gimme Gimme" again.  This time
my cousin looked at me and asked, "Did you hear that bird say 'gimme gimme'?"  I said, "No, I
was saying 'gimme gimme.'"  She
looked at me for a while and then said, "So
you're the gimme bird, would like some

~poem inspired by dialog~

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