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Peninsula Poem

Not like an island,
That’s surrounded by sea,
It's attached to dry land,
Like nice Italy...
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Surrounded by water,
But only 3 sides,
Just like the state,
Where Miami resides...
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Small or quite large,
Like curled up Cape Cod,
Might be a prime place,
For fish hooks and fish rod...
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Peninsulas sit,
In the sea and its sand,
Stick out into water,
But attached to the land!

What is a Peninsula?
Peninsulas are strips of land that project into a body of water. Unlike islands, they are connected to a larger piece of land. 
The largest peninsula on Earth is the Arabian Peninsula, and countries, such as Italy, Malaysia and Singapore are located on peninsulas.
Florida is a peninsula that is connected to the mainland United States, and Cape Cod is a cape (which is a type of peninsula) that is connected to the coast of Massachusetts.

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