Stand stunned as wooden chickens

stunned as wooden chickens

They throw a crumb—we
Stand stunned as wooden chickens
Necks craned—beaks gaping
Too tense to even scratch—cluck
As they dangle the whole cake


Depth Charge: Chinese proverb: 呆若木鸡, dai ruo mu ji, dumbstruck as a wooden chicken
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