Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Catch

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

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

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