poet Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

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Big Boy came
Carrying a mermaid
On his shoulders
And the mermaid
Had her tail
Beneath his arm.

Being a fisher boy,
He’d found a fish
To carry—
Half fish,
Half girl
To marry.

Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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Comments about Catch by Langston Hughes

  • Patrick (6/4/2018 1:24:00 PM)

    cute & a little funny

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  • Liliana ~el (10/27/2013 10:20:00 PM)

    Cute and sweet! :)

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