The Old Duke of York The old Duke of York Purchased a hawk Although it could squawk It just would not talk. it was swapped for an auk Born and raised in New York But the bird was a mawk And could not even walk. With a sharp tomahawk And a burned piece of cork It got a mohawk So the neighbours did gawk. So, he then chose a stork With a preference for pork Which it ate with a fork That old Duke of York. What a dork!