Below is the poem entitled Learn a New Word:Moonfish which was written by poet
Durbin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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I wish I were a mermaid
So I could swim beneath the sea
And bring a moonfish home
To meet my mermaid family!
A moonfish (also called an opah) is a large, flat-bodied fish found in warm ocean
waters. A moonfish can grow quite large, weighing up to 200 pounds.
Bonus activity: Print a picture of a moonfish from the internet and let children pass it