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The Games in My Room

A Funny Videogame Poem for Kids

The video games that
I keep in my room,
like Tetris, Terraria,
Minecraft, and Doom,
and one about somebody
raiding a tomb,
and one with invaders from space...

They're up on the dresser
and down on the floor.
The Legend of Zelda
and Street Fighter IV,
Splatoon and Nintendogs,
Ms. Pac Man and more,
are scattered all over the place.

There's Sonic the Hedgehog
and Dragon Ball Z,
and Mario Party,
and Madden for Wii,
and FIFA 15 for the
Playstation 3.
They're littered and strewn all around.

There's Kidz Sports and Kirby
and Kingdom Hearts II,
Jurassic Park, Jeopardy,
Just Dance Wii U,
and don't forget Pokemon
Red, Green, and Blue,
all over my desk and the ground.

They're under my bed
in a battered old box.
They're tossed in the closet
with Legos and blocks.
They're stuffed in a drawer
with my undies and socks.
They're thrown around every which way.

It's kind a problem.
It's sort of a shame.
It's clearly my fault.
No one else is to blame.
The game I can't locate
is always the same...
it's the one that I'm wanting to play.

--Kenn Nesbitt

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