Abrocat the Acrobat
From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider
I’m Abrocat the acrobat
my shows are sure to please.
I practice my gymnastics act
on tightrope and trapeze.
I swing on things like ropes and rings.
I somersault and skip.
You’ll be entranced to see me dance.
It’s fair to say you’ll flip.
I fly up there with feline flair
and when my show’s complete,
I end my act with skin intact
by landing on my feet.
I’m not at all afraid to fall
and never need a net.
The only things that frighten me
are dogs, and getting wet.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 3
From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider
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