Mr. Brown the Circus Clown
A Funny Circus Clown Poem for Kids
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Mr. Brown, the circus clown
puts his clothes on upside down.
He wears his hat upon his toes
and socks and shoes upon his nose.
He ties his ties around his thighs
and wraps his belt around his eyes.
He hangs his earrings from his hips
and stockings from his fingertips.
He puts his glasses on his feet
and shirt and coat around his seat.
And when he’s dressed, at last he stands
and walks around upon his hands.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 4
Topics: Circus, Poems about Kooky Characters
Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Descriptive Poems, Irony
From the book The Armpit of Doom
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