I Went out Exploring

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I Went out Exploring by Kenn Nesbitt

I went out exploring
for treasure today.
I wasn’t successful
I’m sorry to say.

Instead of some treasure
I found a few rocks.
I found a dead bug and
some stinky old socks.

I found a small string
from a party balloon,
a bubblegum wrapper,
and half of a spoon.

I found a flat can and
the cap from a pen.
I don’t think that I’ll go
exploring again.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Travel

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, List Poems, Narrative Poems, Repetition


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