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I Bought a Maserati

A Funny Car Poem for Kids

From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

I bought a Maserati
and a new Mercedes-Benz,
plus a brand new Lamborghini
I could show off to my friends.

I purchased a Ferrari
and an Aston Martin too,
and a Porsche and a Jaguar
and a BMW.

I had them all delivered
to my mansion in the hills.
I like to sit and look at them,
imagining the thrills.

For though it's fun to be
the richest nine-year-old alive,
I'm sure I'll like it better
when I'm old enough to drive.

--Kenn Nesbitt


Copyright © 2009 Kenn Nesbitt. All Rights Reserved.

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My Hippo Has the Hiccups


On May 1, 2016 Caleb from USA wrote:
Sweet man
On May 1, 2016 jaden from madison wrote:
this car is awsome
On May 1, 2016 Fiona Wu from United States Of America wrote:
I'm only 8, but I bet I'm richer.
On May 1, 2016 2134 from new yourk wrote:
i love poems i also riher
On Apr 21, 2016 CAR LOVER from North Amarica wrote:
dude ok for a good like really good starter car is the adui r8 pertrol or electric it does not matter and get MACLAREN P1 or like some lambo hurrican or lambo steso elemento or even the lambo merclego or how ever you spell dont get the buggati vayron super sport the model is the WORST in my opinion. OH for a farrrari get 420

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Teachers may find this information useful. Please note that Lexile Measures are intended for prose, not poetry. So, technically, the Lexile Measure of any poem should be NP (for non-prose). Nevertheless, this information is frequently requested, so I provide the Lexile Measure for this poem as if it were prose. The Grade Level Average, below, may be a more accurate guide to the reading level of this poem.

Lexile Text Measure: 900L
 Grade Level Measures
ATOS Level: 4.2
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 6
Gunning-Fog Index: 7.7
SMOG Index: 6
Automated Readability Index: 5.2
Grade Level Average: 5.8
 Text Statistics
Word Count: 82 words
Line Count: 16 lines
Average Line Length: 5.1 words
Average Sentence Length: 16.4 words
Average Word Length: 3.9 letters
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