“Obligation of the Octopus” by Dr June Perkins

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Australian Children's Poetry

Obligation of the Octopus

Arms with minds of their own.

A body that can morph through

openings.

Three hearts beating

boom, boom, boom

to the call of the

ocean.

Like escapologists

obligated when opportunity

presents itself

to freedom

beyond the tank.

Blue blood

beating, beating, beating.

Octopus of song.

Octopus of story.

Octopus of science.

By June Perkins

Key West Octopus

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