I Saw a Sloth Play Soccer

A Funny Animal Sports Poem for Kids

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From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider

I Saw a Sloth Play Soccer by Kenn Nesbitt

I saw a sloth play soccer
with a tortoise and a snail.
They were all enthusiastic
and determined to prevail.

They were positively passionate
and truly in the groove,
and by watching very closely
I could almost see them move.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 8

Topics: Animal Poems, Sports

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Assonance, Irony, Narrative Poems


From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider

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