The August 2012 issue of Highlights for Children has published a poem by 7-year-old Alexander Musicus in the “Your Own Pages” section.
Alexander, the child of Andrew and Julie Musicus, is a 2nd grader at in Rye Neck. He enjoys basketball, lacrosse, soccer, baseball, bowling and swimming, as well as building model volcanoes. When he grows up, Alex would like to be a builder.
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up and down.
Coming and going
going and coming.
Some colors like
and a little black.
there are some whales
in the ocean,
and sharks live
kind of deep.
And there are coral reefs.
If you touch the coral reef
it might disappear
when you swim away.