A Shark is a Pet

A Funny Shark Poem

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From the book My Cat Knows Karate

A shark is a pet
that you don’t want to get.
There is nothing less fun than a shark.
He doesn’t have fur.
He won’t cuddle or purr,
and he never takes walks in the park.

Instead he just stares
and intensely prepares,
as he circles and waits in the dark,
to nibble your nose
and your fingers and toes,
for his bite is much worse than his bark.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 4

Topics: Animal Poems

Poetic Techniques: Idioms, Imagery, Rhyme Schemes

 


From the Book My Cat Knows Karate


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