Dark green and slimy, I am
a frog in its natural habitat
jumping around looking for
my favorite food.

Shh… I am looking for flies.

I have to be very sneaky
to catch them.
Once they come closer and closer,
Snap! I caught it.

Crunch! Crunch! Crunch!

I always tell my mom to make me
a fly sandwich, but she says no.

I always say, “But I am so hungry
I could eat a horse,”

And she says,

“You’re too little to eat a horse.”

By Stephanie, 4th grade
[photo by rainforest_harley via flickr]

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