Today I Wore a Costume

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From the book My Dog Likes to Disco

Today I Wore a Costume by Kenn Nesbitt

Today I wore a costume so
I looked just like a parrot.
And yesterday I dressed up as
a giant, talking carrot.

The day before, my costume was
a life-sized Pikachu.
And, earlier, a superhero,
and a kangaroo.

Tomorrow I expect that I
will be a dinosaur
and tromp around the house so
everyone can hear me roar.

It’s not because it’s Halloween.
I won’t be trick-or-treating.
No, I just like to photobomb
Mom’s daily online meeting.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Health, Poems about Friends and Family, Science and Technology Poems

Poetic Techniques: List Poems, Narrative Poems


From the Book My Dog Likes to Disco

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