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Diving penguins in tuxedos
Speed through water like torpedoes
Dressed to kill in formal ware
That insulates from frigid air
They store up fat from fish they eat
That helps maintain their body heat
Keeps their organs all from freezing
Keeps their beating heart from seizing
These stately birds don't need to fly
They have a bountiful supply
Of fish in oceans where they thrive
Are suited to swim, to hunt, to dive

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  1. Date: 1/6/2014 4:45:00 PM
    Hi Jon Loved the neat contolled form and content Nature has depth unfathomed Brian

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 1/9/2014 10:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Brian. It appears that we both have a great respect and love for nature.
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 10:03:00 PM
    Jon, ... CONGRATULATIONS:) on having your poem featured on the soups HOME PAGE. A nice way in starting the year:)- Goodnight poet friend <3 =LINDA

    Cavanaugh Avatar Jon A Cavanaugh
    Date: 1/9/2014 10:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Linda.
  1. Date: 9/18/2012 1:04:00 AM
    lovely cute... wonderful work John:)) enjoy this much ... SK

  1. Date: 9/15/2012 6:11:00 AM
    Love this....your gift of rhyme is wonderful. No forcing or awkward lines. The imagery is so perfect. Animals are my favorite people and I love their antics. Thanks for a cheery start to my day!

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 5:57:00 AM
    Hey this is one cool poem about those COOL penguins like torpedos in the sea!! I bet you saw march of the Penguins documentary? If not, you have to see it.

  1. Date: 9/4/2012 4:26:00 AM
    I love penguins they are so cute. There is also this poem. I have a fable that is real Norwegian, "Three Heads" xoxo / / Anne-Lise :)