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I came to school today
with my imaginary friend.
When everyone said “hi” to him,
I said, “He’s just pretend.”
But no one seemed to notice,
which I thought was pretty weird.
It turns out he’d imagined me,
and, poof, I disappeared.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 3
Topics: Poems about Friends and Family, School Poems
Poetic Techniques: Narrative Poems, Paradox Poems
From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies
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