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by gloriana casey


The frankenfish lay on the plate.

Dead? It seemed to quiver!

Then up it sat, in mournful voice,

“Going to the river.”


Genetic change now gave it legs,

then at the river’s edge,

“But Wait,” it said, “A bigger prize,

BIG WATER is my pledge!”


“I’ll leap onto Atlantic there,

compromise the ocean!”

This frankenfish, this cruel idea,

a corporation notion.


Now, Nature in a million years

a perfect fish did make.

But Aquabounty sees just cash!

This is a big mistake!


Ha, ha, you laugh, this writer’s crazed,

such imagination!

But SCIENCE facts must stick to you,

or gone’s our Ocean nation!


So you may laugh at what I wrote,

but please consider this–

to tamper with a fish design

will make the ZOMBIE fish!