My Sloth Is Supersonic

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My Sloth Is Supersonic by Kenn Nesbitt

My sloth is supersonic
as she sprints around my room.
She flies so fast you’ll often hear her
cause a sonic boom.

My snail is also speedy.
He’s the fastest snail alive.
I’ve seen him flash right past me
when I’m going for a drive.

My turtle hurtles faster than
the record-breaking pace.
So, naturally, my sloth and snail
and turtle love to race.

A week ago, my pets were slow,
which leads me to conclude
they got this way the day
I started feeding them fast food.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 4

Topics: Animal Poems, Food Poems, Sports

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Anthropomorphism & Personification, Assonance, Descriptive Poems, Imagery, Irony, Rhyme Schemes


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