Hannah’s Hammer

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From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

Hannah has a hammer
that she keeps beside her bed.
It’s shinier than silver,
and it’s heavier than lead.

She wakes to her alarm each day;
it’s time to go to school.
And Hannah has the perfect way
to utilize her tool.

And as she leaves the house for school
her mother stares in shock.
Yes, every day her mother
has to buy a brand-new clock.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Poems about Friends and Family, Poems about Kooky Characters, School Poems

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Descriptive Poems, Imagery, Irony


From the Book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

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