Poem Share: Janet Clare Fagal Presents "A Mermaid's Tale"

Poem SharePOEM SHARE: Children's poets from across the globe presenting their favorite poems for Poetry Month and beyond!

In today's Poem Share, slip beneath the waves for some fun underwater imagining as Janet Clare Fagal reads her poem "A Mermaid's Tale." Then do your own pretending and imagine you are someone or something else.  Will it be a mermaid? A knight? A fire-fighter? A game-designer? Can you write a poem about your adventures?

Find "A Mermaid's Tale" and other poems about pretending in "I Am Someone Else," an anthology by Lee Bennett Hopkins. In this playful poetry book, kids flex their creative muscles and buck stereotypes as they imagine all that they can be.

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