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Strong like the oak,
Dare to touch M_____ !
I can change into anything,
Like magic, fast like a sailfish in the ocean,
In the S___a; like a lion, cheetah, black panther,
Look at M_____!
*colorful, bright, float like a butterfly,
Yellow, like a, bumble B______.
I have no need for air to breathe,
Under the water my gills do the work,
I swim among many
I too can S_____e!
Dare to be like M_____!
I Am a Tr_____ with great branches,
Wide, strong, thin, long,
Give shades in the morning, afternoon, evening,
My strength is never done,
I stand, tall, erect—I command respect,
I stand bold, Grounded;
Can’t be Out done,
I am not a S______e nor a H_____!
Wouldn’t you love to be like M_____ ?
Through spring, summer, fall and winter,
I bare fruits, kiss the wind and catch the S_____ n,
I am like the cypress—empty,
The mango, the beautiful palm,
Like the banana Tr ____ !
Sweet, tasteless, tart, hard, full,
The coconut, peach, apple, the guinep,
You guess right I am almost D______E!
Who Am I?
Count 1,2, 3!
I write, I dance, I S______ g!
I use my hands to let the school bell R________ g!
Yes, you guess that I Am;
Here I come!
Now play the bass, roll the D________N!
I can be small, big, red or a green Pl________!
A fruit, a food, a fish, a tree, a bee—a bright S_____N!
A wise old soul that I A____!
The fastest, wisest, I Am the Rising Golden Poetic SUN!
*In honor of Muhammad Ali