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How The Cataloupe Got Its Color This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

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   A clear colored fruit

the cavemen

found.

It was lying there

alone on the

ground.

They threw it out to

sea

At a quarter past

three.

It landed on the

sun

Which was coming up for

fun.

But the color all fell

out

of the sun and hit a

trout.

The melon was colored

too

Along with a bird that

flew

Across the open

sky

Searching for small

fry.

Plain old trout were

renamed

Rainbow trout ... at least they

claimed.

The melon changed

from clear to

gold,

But the sun right

now was all

cold.

We paid the

price

To live like

ice,

Just so a fruit

could look real

nice.




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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MySocksAreYellow said...
Mar. 25, 2009 at 8:38 pm
That is so cute. I love this kind of poems!
 
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