I Bought a New Banana Suit
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I bought a new banana suit
and new banana shoes.
I stickered up my body with
I also bought banana socks,
a big banana hat,
banana scarf and jewelry,
banana this and that.
Around my face I wrapped
a yellow handkerchief/bandana,
then walked into the market
like an over-sized banana.
I filled a cart with every last
banana in the store,
and when I’d gotten all of them
I headed for the door.
The managers all stopped and stared.
They nearly flipped their lids.
But I just smiled and said to them,
“I’m rescuing my kids.”
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 4
Topics: Food Poems, Shopping
Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Descriptive Poems, Dialogue, Metaphor and Simile
From the book The Biggest Burp Ever
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