I wrote this poem back in 2000. It is tongue in cheek humour, that I carry with me readily…. I believe we need to have a good old laugh at ourselves sometimes; particularly when feeling sorry for oneself for very little reason! I do it regularly, and go back to this poem for regular visits, to give myself a good kick in the pants! This photo I took of the pelican at Monkey Mia about six months ago seems rather apt! He or she was rather stroppy with me for getting a little too close, and pretty much chucked a sad at me! I found it rather hilarious, to say the least!