Advice from Dracula

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From the book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!

Advice from Dracula by Kenn Nesbitt

Don’t ever dine with Frankenstein;
He feasts on flaming turpentine.
He chomps and chews on soles of shoes,
and quaffs down quarts of oily ooze.
At suppertime he’ll slurp some slime.
He’s known to gnaw on gristly grime.
His meals of mud and crispy crud
will curl your hair and chill your blood.
His poison, pungent, putrid snacks
may cause you seizures and attacks.
Your hair may turn completely white.
You may pass out or scream in fright.
Your skin will crawl.
Your throat will burn.
Your eyes will bulge.
Your guts will churn.
Your teeth will clench.
Your knees will shake.
Your hands will sweat.
Your brain will bake.
You’ll cringe and cry.
You’ll moan and whine.
You’ll feel a chill
run down your spine.
You’ll lose your lunch.
You’ll lose your head.
So come…
and dine with ME instead.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2001. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Food Poems, Monster Poems

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Descriptive Poems, List Poems, Onomatopoeia, Repetition

 


From the Book The Aliens Have Landed at Our School!


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