Penguin on a Tree

A sequinned penguin
has the tip of a Christmas tree
up its bum hole. It’s looking

over the living room
with a twinkling red hat and scarf.
Its eyes are silver. Its beak is gold.
Its chest is completely empty.

© Carl Burkitt 2022

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