What I Told Mrs. Morris When She Asked How I Was Feeling Today

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From the book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

“Grumbly, grouchy,
groggy, grumpy,
sleepy, slouchy,
fussy, frumpy,
whiny, weary,
cranky, crazy,
dingy, dreary,
loopy, lazy,
dizzy, drowsy,
crusty, crummy,
loony, lousy,
scruffy, scummy,
bleary, batty,
shaky, shabby,
rusty, ratty,
cruddy, crabby.
That describes it,
Mrs. Morris.
Thank you for the
new thesaurus.”

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2007. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 8

Topics: School Poems, Wordplay

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Assonance, Irony, Rhyme Schemes


From the Book Revenge of the Lunch Ladies

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