I Got a New Game for My Brother

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I Got a New Game for My Brother by Kenn Nesbitt

I got a new game for my brother.
My mom and my dad got upset.
They said, “You should never do something
that, later, you’ll come to regret.”

I nodded and told them, “I’m sorry,”
then sat back and smiled as I played.
I got a new game for my brother,
and that was an excellent trade.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Poems about Friends and Family

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Narrative Poems, Repetition


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