A Rumble in My Bedroom
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There’s a rumble in my bedroom
like I’ve never felt before.
I can see it on the ceiling.
I can feel it on the floor.
All my furniture is juddering
and jumping ’round the room,
and the sound is loud and pounding
like a constant sonic boom.
There’s a banging and a clanging
and a thudding and a thumping.
I can barely even stand
with all the shaking and the bumping.
And it’s been this way since yesterday.
It hasn’t let up yet.
Man, I never knew a kangaroo
was such a crummy pet.
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 3
Topics: Animal Poems
Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Assonance, Descriptive Poems, Imagery, Metaphor and Simile, Onomatopoeia, Rhyme Schemes
From the book The Elephant Repairman
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