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Beavers In the Bathroom

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From the book The Tighty-Whitey Spider

There are beavers in the bathroom
swimming circles in the tub
where the beavers have decided
to convene their swimming club.

In their little beaver Speedos
and their beaver bathing caps,
they’ve been splashing rather happily
while practicing their laps.

They’ve been studying the butterfly,
the backstroke and the crawl,
and it’s obvious they like it
and they’re having quite a ball.

For we hear them all the time
but we don’t see them anymore,
ever since they built a beaver dam
behind the bathroom door.

 --Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 7

 


From the Book The Tighty-Whitey Spider


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