Speedy Sid

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From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider

Speedy Sid, the racing squid,
has never lost a race.
The way he swims with all those limbs
ensures a lightning pace.

He’s chased a flounder all around,
competed with an eel,
and raced a ray across the bay,
and even beat a seal.

And every place he’s had a race
you’ll see he’s been around,
for Speedy Sid, the racing squid,
leaves squid marks on the ground.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 5

Topics: Animal Poems, Poems about Kooky Characters, Sports

Poetic Techniques: Descriptive Poems, Pun Poems, Rhyme Schemes

 


From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider


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