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I Bought a Maserati

A Funny Car Poem for Kids

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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

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I bought a Maserati
and a new Mercedes-Benz,
plus a brand new Lamborghini
I could show off to my friends.

I purchased a Ferrari
and an Aston Martin too,
and a Porsche and a Jaguar
and a BMW.

I had them all delivered
to my mansion in the hills.
I like to sit and look at them,
imagining the thrills.

For though it’s fun to be
the richest nine-year-old alive,
I’m sure I’ll like it better
when I’m old enough to drive.

 --Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

 


From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


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