Mary Ann Hoberman

A Catch

I’ve caught a fish!
Come look!
I’ve got him on my hook.
He saw my worm down in the pond
And fishes all are very fond
Of worms, so up he swam to mine
And now I’ve got him on my line.
(He’s just the proper size to munch.
I think I’ll have him fried for lunch.)

From: HELLO AND GOOD-BY, illustrated by Norman Hoberman (Little, Brown & Co., Boston, 1959).

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