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Pete the Pirate Wannabe

A Funny Pirate Poem for Kids

He's Pete, the pirate wannabe.
He'll sail the seas someday.
But, first, he needs a little cash
to help him on his way.

He can't afford a parrot.
He can't afford a plank.
A peg leg's much too pricey,
and a ship would break the bank.

He cannot buy an eye patch.
He hasn't got a hat.
He'll never own a blunderbuss;
he's much too broke for that.

A dagger's too expensive.
He couldn't swing a sword.
In fact, there's only one thing
he's been able to afford.

His shopping list is lengthy,
with loads of pirate gear,
but all he has are earrings
since they're just a buck an ear.

--Kenn Nesbitt

 

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On Mar 23, 2012 julio from usa wrote:
ha ha i cant stop laughing
On Mar 20, 2012 aparajita from india wrote:
the poem was nice !
On Mar 16, 2012 logan from usa wrote:
super funny and awsome
On Mar 16, 2012 harry style from England wrote:
its really good, especially the dracular dad one so well done you deserve it!
On Mar 14, 2012 Harry from England wrote:
That was great, it helped with my English homework!

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