The Cyclone Kid

Faster than a rocket,

or a speeding bullet train,

the Cyclone Kid streaks down the street

then whizzes back again.


His legs are pounding pistons,

his feet just fly away

as he whooshes wildly up and down

his personal speedway.


There seems no way to stop him,

but there’s one thing you can do:

just shout out loud ‘chocolate cake’

and he’ll race right up to you.


Previously Published in Dirigible Balloon


Graham Seal

Graham Seal writes humorous, lyrical and fantasy verse for children, often inspired by his five grandchildren. He is published in Dirigible Balloon, Tyger, Tyger, The Toy and elsewhere. He also writes books and songs for ‘grown-ups’ from where he lives, on the western edge of Australia.

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