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Wayne the Stegosaurus

Meet the stegosaurus, Wayne.
He doesn't have the biggest brain.
He's long and heavy, wide and tall,
but has a brain that's extra small.

He's not the brightest dinosaur.
He thinks that one plus one is four.
He can't remember up from down.
He thinks the sky is chocolate brown.

He wears his bow tie on his tail
and likes to eat the daily mail.
When playing hide-and-seek he tries
to hide by covering his eyes.

He thinks that black is really white.
He's sure the sun comes out at night.
He thinks that water grows on trees
and when it's hot he starts to freeze.

He's happy when he's feeling ill.
He likes to dance by standing still.
And when it's time to go to bed,
he puts bananas on his head.

He thinks his name is Bob, not Wayne,
but that's what happens when your brain
(although you're big and brave and spiny)
is very, very, very tiny.

--Kenn Nesbitt

 


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On Jun 12, 2014 yooma from mars wrote:
THIS IS SO FUNNY
On May 14, 2014 sasha from n.s.w wrote:
I loved it so much lol
On Apr 8, 2014 Jamin from USA wrote:
Funny!
On Mar 25, 2014 Avina from Singapore wrote:
Most funniest poem ever!LOL
On Mar 25, 2014 Evie from England wrote:
Fab.made me laugh out loud.love dinosaurs to

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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: 610L
  
 Grade Level Measures
ATOS Level: 3.7
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 2.3
Gunning-Fog Index: 5.3
SMOG Index: 3.7
Automated Readability Index: 3
Grade Level Average: 3.6
  
 Text Statistics
Word Count: 160 words
Line Count: 24 lines
Average Line Length: 6.7 words
Average Sentence Length: 10 words
Average Word Length: 4.1 letters
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