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From the book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

I see zebras from Zimbabwe
zipping all around the zoo.
I see Zeus up in the zodiac,
a zillion zithers too.

There are zephyrs blowing zeppelins
that are zooming near and far.
There are zealots counting zeroes
in a zone near Zanzibar.

There are Zulus wearing zoot suits
eating zwieback and zucchini
plus a zombie with a zipper
on his zinnia bikini.

Yes, I always have the zaniest
most zonked-out dreams like these,
because every time I go to sleep
I try to catch some Z’s.

 --Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2001. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 7

 


From the Book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!


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