THE LAST GUARDIAN
an unnamed young boy, and I have a bird dog.
My bird dog is a big
feathery bird dog.
Other kids I know have bird dogs, too.
Some are big bird dogs.
And some are feathery bird dogs.
have the biggest, featheriest bird dog in the land.
my bird dog Ė Trico.
We have fun together. We play games.
I wield a shield, and he send sparks flying where I aim.
makes mistakes sometimes.
We try to escape
I can trust Trico, heís loyal to me now.
He can do tricks, too.
He can lift me up high.
know heís not perfect.
He has some bad habits.
He hurls me
at walls. I survive all the time.
His controls suck, too. We feel
like weíre playing PS2.
His camera blows.
And Trico loves to
Itís not easy to love Trico.
He eats and eats
Some puzzles are a problem, too.
But heís a
very good guard bird dog.
The bad guys donít worry us much
From the man who brought Ico to life.
And also Shadow of the Colossus, thereís a connection
thatís on show.
Iíd like to say Trico wins first prize.
I donít care.
You can keep all your small bird
You can keep all your black, white, brown, and spotted bird
Despite great highs and pooey lows, Iíll keep Trico...
With sincere apologies to Mr Norman
Bridwell Ė and his team of no doubt supremely capable lawyers.