Brand New Ball

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I bought a brand new rubber ball.
I threw it at my bedroom wall.

It
started
bouncing
back
and
forth
from
north
to
south
and
south
to
north

until
at
last
it
came
to
rest.

I like my ball.
My ball’s
the
best.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 1

Topics: Sports

Poetic Techniques: Descriptive Poems, Wordplay

 


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