Today I Have a Toothache
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Today I have a toothache.
I feel like I could cry.
I don’t know how it happened.
I cannot tell you why.
I look down at my wristwatch
and wonder if I’m mental.
My watch says it’s tooth-hurty.
Is that coinci-dental?
— Kenn Nesbitt
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Reading Level: Grade 2
Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Descriptive Poems, Pun Poems, Wordplay
From the book The Elephant Repairman
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