December I Went Shopping

A Funny Christmas Poem for Kids

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December I went shopping
for presents for my friends.
I bought a bunch of knickknacks
and a lot of odds and ends.

I picked the kinds of presents
that everyone enjoys:
Computer games and candy
and a wagon-load of toys.

I brought them home and wrapped them.
I placed them near the tree,
but liked them all so much
that I unwrapped them just for me.

Would it be wrong to keep them?
I guess it just depends.
Can someone loan me money
to go shopping for my friends?

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2013. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Christmas, Holiday Poems, Shopping

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Assonance, Irony, Narrative Poems

 


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