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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Only a Witch Can Fly

Alison McGhee; Illustrated by Taeeun Yoo

Square Fish


If you were a young witch, who had not yet flown,
And the dark night sky held a round yellow moon

and the moon shone her light on the silent broom
and the dark cat beside you crooned, Soar,

would you too begin to cry,
because of your longing to fly?

Only a witch can fly.