I Made a Meme this Morning

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From the book My Dog Likes to Disco

I Made a Meme this Morning by Kenn Nesbitt

I made a meme this morning.
I posted it online.
(I asked my mom’s permission.
She said that it was fine.)

Then people started sharing it.
The next thing that I knew,
my meme had spread around the world.
It grew, and grew, and grew!

By lunch my meme went viral.
It had a billion views.
By dinnertime the TV had it
on the evening news.

I earned a penny, maybe two,
from every single share,
and, by the time I went to bed,
I was a millionaire.

I thought of making one more meme
that might go even higher.
But, nah, I’m nearly nine years old.
I think I’ll just retire.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Science and Technology Poems

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Hyperbole, Narrative Poems


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