Nile and Nate
Nile admired the crocodile,
but Nate preferred the gator.
They disagreed for quite a while
which animal was greater.
Regrettably, it’s still obscure
which one snuck up behind them,
and all that we can say for sure
is that we’ll never find them.
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2012. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 7
Topics: Animal Poems, Poems about Kooky Characters
Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Assonance, Narrative Poems, Rhyme Schemes
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