JACOB AJI
Sid the Squid


Sid the Squid goes to the farmer's market
In an underground ocean city.
There's lots of fish down there, he says.
He plays with his friends and cousins:
Octopi, cuttlefish, and Humboldt squids.
At night, they cuddle up and sleep
In the shells of dead clams.

JACOB AJI

Hoover Elementary, Grade: Kindergarten

This poem was selected for the 2012 Poetry in Public project, sponsored by the Iowa City Public Art Program. Poetry in Public displays poems by local writers of all ages in Iowa City buses, downtown kiosks, and select public buildings from April (National Poetry Month) through the fall.

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on June 26, 2012

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