My Sister Should Be an Explorer

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My Sister Should Be an Explorer by Kenn Nesbitt

My sister should be an explorer
and travel the world far and near.
I think she should see every country.
I think it could take a whole year.

She’d probably climb many mountains.
She’d sail all the oceans and seas.
She might even learn a new language,
like Spanish, or French, or Chinese.

She’d see all the wonders of nature,
like glaciers, volcanoes, and caves.
She’d find the best rivers for rafting,
and beaches for surfing the waves.

She’d journey through jungles and deserts.
She’d even find places unknown.
And, if she became an explorer,
she’d finally leave me alone.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Poems about Friends and Family, Travel

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Descriptive Poems, Irony, List Poems, Repetition


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