I Love to Read a Mystery

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I Love to Read a Mystery by Kenn Nesbitt

I love to read a mystery.
It’s my favorite kind of book.
There’s one I like a lot about
a butler and a cook.
I had it here this morning.
It was in my reading nook.
But now my book is missing.
Was it stolen by a crook?
Could they have used a fishing pole
to snag it with a hook?
I wonder if my mystery was
the only thing they took?
I hope that I can find it.
Will you come and help me look?
Then we can solve “The Mystery
of the Missing Mystery Book.”

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Reading, Writing

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Lyric & Dramatic Poems, Rhyme Schemes

 


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