Today’s My Favorite Holiday
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Today’s my favorite holiday,
a day to sing and dance and play,
a day to laugh and jump and run,
a day for having loads of fun.
Today’s the day I celebrate.
I’m overjoyed. I’m feeling great!
I’ll throw a party, have a ball,
invite a friend, invite them all!
We’ll play a game. We’ll play a sport.
We’ll frolic, rollick, romp, cavort.
We’ll celebrate all over town.
We’ll party till the sun goes down.
Another favorite holiday
just happened only yesterday.
And, yes, tomorrow, strange but true,
will surely be my favorite too.
You want to know how there could be
so many holidays for me?
It’s simple. See, to qualify
a day just has to end in “Y.”
— Kenn Nesbitt
Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.
Reading Level: Grade 2
Topics: Seasonal Poems
Poetic Techniques: Assonance, Descriptive Poems, Repetition
From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups
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