The Little Penguin MAG

May 20, 2010
By clayhoop BRONZE, Mesa, Arizona
clayhoop BRONZE, Mesa, Arizona
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On top of the cliff, a flash of black and white,
A trail of icy mist lies in its wake.
It hurtles o'er the edge and out of sight,
A penguin's life and much more is at stake.

For this li'l penguin had the thought in his head,
The flippers by his side were really wings.
The thought ne'er crossed his mind he could be dead,
For flying seemed as easy as swimming.

Inspiration had come when he saw another fly
Away from a thrashing killer whale's jaws.
He thought, If they can do it, so can I!
Though it defied all Mother Nature's laws.

Before hitting the waves he finally started to glide,
He didn't quite fly but felt like it inside.

The author's comments:
I like penguins alot.

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on Jan. 1 2012 at 5:20 pm
Bballstar98 SILVER, Pearland, Texas
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I really like it so much! You rock!

on May. 25 2011 at 12:01 pm
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on Apr. 17 2011 at 5:25 pm
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I love this! Awesome use of imagery, congrats on getting in to the magazine!

Mariaelena said...
on Jun. 14 2010 at 10:05 pm
I like penguins too.  Nice imagery.

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