Royal Tea

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Today the Earl of Sandwich
is having lunch with me,
and then His Highness, Earl Grey,
is visiting for tea.

At dinnertime, the good Sir Loin
will sit down at my table.
And Lady Fingers, for dessert,
will come if she is able.

I think, of all the royalty
who joined me as I ate,
the ones I liked the least
were Count Your-Crumbs and Baron Plate.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 5

Topics: Food Poems


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