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Ancient

From the book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

He's older than the oldest man
that anyone has ever known.
He's older than the Internet;
he's older than the telephone.
He's older than the printed word,
the ancient Greeks, the dodo bird.
He's older than the pyramids
and prehistoric hominids.
He's older than the dinosaurs,
the earth, the sun, the moon and stars.
He's old as mud, he's old as dust;
he's wrinkled up and turned to rust.
He's musty, crusty, stinky, dirty.
Simply put, Dad's turning thirty.

--Kenn Nesbitt

 

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On Dec 18, 2011 Kelci from IN wrote:
I LOVED this poem, we read the poem in school and then i looked it up i really loved it!
On Apr 26, 2011 Bob from USA wrote:
Hahaha this poem is so funny, it's the best poem i have ever read and i'm turning thirty tomarrow.
On Apr 22, 2011 Caitlin Etnyre from Walley World wrote:
Wow this poem is hilarious I give it 2 thumbs up!:)
On Apr 15, 2011 mia from candy land wrote:
haha lol! so funny reminds me of my dad!
On Apr 15, 2011 anaissa chavez from california wrote:
good funny poem but 30 not acient at all it young but still it makes me and my bff lol

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