If You’re Swallowed by an Elephant

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If You're Swallowed by an Elephant by Kenn Nesbitt

If you’re swallowed by an elephant,
you need not be afraid.
When you’re sitting in his stomach,
don’t be nervous or dismayed.

You might wonder how it happened.
You might ask the reasons why.
But you won’t get any answers
and it doesn’t help to cry.

The solution here is simple;
there’s no need to scream and shout.
But, instead, just run around and ’round
until you’re all pooped out.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Animal Poems

Poetic Techniques: Idioms, Imagery, Pun Poems

 


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