Houseflies, Horseflies and Baseball Flies


Grandpa said he saw a house fly,
That’s the silliest thing I’d heard.
Grandpa likes to tease us kids,
Sometimes you can’t believe a word.

When I told him a house can’t fly,
He said he saw a horse fly too.
I know that when he teases me
The things he says aren’t always true.

I told my dad what Grandpa said,
About the things that he saw flying.
He said that they’re all kinds of flies
And maybe Grandpa wasn’t lying.

I got out my new baseball glove,
And saw the fun in Grandpa’s eyes,
When I said I was going out
To try to catch some baseball flies.