My Mother Was a Hippie

A Funny Family Poem for Kids

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From the book The Armpit of Doom

My Mother Was a Hippie by Kenn Nesbitt

My mother was a hippie.
My father was a punk.
And that is why
it happened I
turned out to be a hunk.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2012. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Poems about Friends and Family, Wordplay

Poetic Techniques: Narrative Poems, Rhyme Schemes, Wordplay


From the Book The Armpit of Doom

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