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From the book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

Pelican poem by Kenn Nesbitt

A pelican fly and a pelican swing
and a pelican bounce on your bed.
And a pelican dance and a pelican sing
and a pelican stand on his head.

A pelican paddle a pelicanoe
and a pelican pilot a yacht.
There are so many things that a pelican do
but there’s not much a pelicannot.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2001. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 5

Topics: Animal Poems, Wordplay

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


From the Book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

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