A fine poem, either an expertly executed senryu, or a haiku with both poignancy and humor. Either way it's a winner! :-)
christmas morning heat –
two fledgling mudpie larks
Publications credits: Blithe Spirit Vol. 7 No. 1 Feb 1997; sundog haiku journal: an australian year sunfast press 1997 reprinted 1998 California State Library – Main Catalog Call Number : HAIKU S852su 1997; de facto 2, issue 2. (2008)
Composed in Queensland, Australia, where Christmas is cold for an hour or two at best.