Flying Fish

by Carol-Ann Hoyte

Flying fish,
peculiar fish
flap your wing-like
pectoral fins.

Flying fish,
athletic fish
long-distance glider
above the sea.

Flying fish,
clever fish
flee tuna who wanna
munch on you for lunch.

Crunch, crunch!


About the author

Carol-Ann Hoyte is a Canadian of Barbadian parentage and Guyanese heritage. She works full-time as assistant librarian at a boys' private school in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Since 2002, Carol-Ann has served as the Quebec regional coordinator for TD Canadian Children's Book Week which is Canada's largest children's literature festival. She is also an emerging children's poet who made her debut in February 2008. To date, her children's poetry has appeared in Stories for Children (U.S.) and is forthcoming in Canada's R.E.A.L. Magazine (Fall 2010); Breathe, Stretch, Write (a Fall 2010 book by notable Canadian children's poet Sheree Fitch); School Magazine Australia; and Shoofly: An Audiomagazine for Children (U.S.). Carol-Ann loves novels in verse, limericks, and riddle poems.

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