Gobble, Gobble Went the Turkey

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From the book The Biggest Burp Ever

“Gobble, gobble,” went the turkey
in his quirky chirping way.
“Gobble, gobble,” went the turkey
up until Thanksgiving Day.

“Gobble, gobble,” went the turkey
till we turned the oven on.
Gobble, gobble went the turkey.
Now the turkey’s (gobble) gone.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Seasonal Poems

Poetic Techniques: Assonance, Narrative Poems, Repetition


From the Book The Biggest Burp Ever

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