The Contents of My Desk

A Funny School Poem for Kids

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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

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A nail.
A nickel.
A snail.
A pickle.
A twisted-up
slinky.
A ring for
my pinky.
A blackened
banana.
A love note
from Hannah.
My doodles
of rockets.
The lint from
my pockets.
A fork-like
utensil.
But sorry…
no pencil.

 --Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 1

 


From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


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