Friday, 2 June 2017


See how he dives
From the rocks with a zoom!
See how he darts
Through his watery room
Past crabs and eels
And green seeweed,
Past fluffs of sandy
Minnow feed!
See how he swims
With a swerve and a twist,
A flip of the flipper,
A flick of the wrist!
Softer than spray,
Down he plunges
And sweeps away;
Before you can utter
Words like "Dill pickle"
Or "Apple butter,"
Back up he swims
Past Sting Ray and Shark,
Out with a zoom,
A whoop,
Before you can say
Whatever you wish,
He plops at your side
With a mouthful of fish!
By Robert Frost
Art Julia Jeffries

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