Get Up! Get Up!
“Get up! Get up! Get out of bed
you lazy bum, you sleepyhead.”
Yes, that is what my mother said
at eight-oh-five today.
She left the house and drove to work.
She’ll soon be feeling like a jerk
when she finds out — I have to smirk —
today is Saturday.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2005. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 2
Topics: Poems about Friends and Family, School Poems
Poetic Techniques: Dialogue, Irony, Narrative Poems
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