My Koala’s Not a Doctor

A Funny Koala Poem for Kids

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My Koala's Not a Doctor by Kenn Nesbitt

My koala’s not a doctor.
My koala’s not a teacher.
My koala’s not a pilot.
My koala’s not a preacher.

My koala’s not an actor,
or an athlete, or musician.
My koala’s not a writer,
or a lawyer, or magician.

My koala’s not a scientist.
He’s not a film director.
My koala’s not an astronaut.
He’s not a trash collector.

My koala’s pretty lazy.
He just hangs out in a tree,
and he never went to school
for a diploma or degree.

So he couldn’t get a job
at any place where he applied.
My koala’s unemployed because
he’s unkoalafied.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Animal Poems

Poetic Techniques: Assonance, Descriptive Poems, Pun Poems, Repetition


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