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Flown the Coop
Cockatiel, cockatiel flew away. 
Owner mistakenly let her stray 
When he unthinkingly went to play -- 
Opened the door outside yesterday. 

Cockatiel, cockatiel now is dead. 
Ravenous raven bit off her head. 
Never a eulogy even said. 
None to remember short life she led.