Here’s a little ditty
that I wrote about my city,
which I think is very pretty
and I think is very nice.
All the people are appealing.
There is such a friendly feeling
that is calm and spirit-healing.
I would call it paradise.
You can walk around the park, it
is just over by the market.
In the day or after dark, it
is a lovely place to be.
All the trees and all the flowers
have such soul-restoring powers.
You can walk around for hours,
so I hope you’ll come and see.
If you visit for a while
you are sure to get a smile
so that, mile after mile,
you will want to walk some more.
I expect you’ll like our city,
which is nice and very pretty
There is just one little pity;
you may find your feet get sore.
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 3
Poetic Techniques: Descriptive Poems, Irony, Rhyme Schemes
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