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If a person has four babies
you would call them all quadruplets.
If a kangaroo does likewise
should you call them kangaruplets?
And there’s something else I wonder,
that could use illuminating,
When a kangaroo is thinking
is it kangaruminating?
If you baked a kangaroo a pie
and shaped it like a boomerang
would it be best with whipping cream
or maybe kangaroo meringue?
I’ve got so many questions,
I just don’t know what to do.
I guess perhaps I’ll have to go
and ask a kangaroo.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2001. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 5
Topics: Animal Poems, Wordplay
From the book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!
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