The Butcher Bird, or Red-backed shrike
Should not be trusted with your bike
The pump and light he whips away
And takes the spokes to spike his prey.
- James Fenton
Aus: Redmond O`Hanlon, Into the Heart of Borneo, London 1984
We may see the sweet little Biddy-Bright Hen
So playful, so kind and well-bred;
And such beautiful eggs! You just boil them
They explode and blow off your head.
Aus: Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach,