Betsy Burped the ABC’s

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From the book When the Teacher Isn't Looking

Betsy burped the ABC’s
and Thomas popped his toes.
Andrew sang “Amazing Grace”
with hot dogs in his nose.

Michael dropped the microphone.
It bounced and banged a beat.
Caroline confirmed how many
oysters she could eat.

Jacob juggled seven eggs
and dropped them on his head.
Peg performed a poem
with the hiccups as she read.

Clapping, whooping, shouting,
we screamed “Encore!” and “Bravo!”
Truly, that was one amazing
Student Talent Show.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: School Poems

 


From the Book When the Teacher Isn't Looking


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