Don’t Ever Bite Your Sister

A Funny Sibling Poem for Kids

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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

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Don’t ever bite your sister.
Don’t kick her in the shin.
Don’t slap your sister silly
and don’t sock her on the chin.

Don’t tape a “Kick Me” poster
upon your sister’s back.
Don’t take your stinky socks off
and then put them in her pack.

Don’t purchase plastic spiders
and place them on her head.
Don’t leave your rubber rattlesnake
inside your sister’s bed.

Don’t do this to your sister
for, if you ever do,
I’m pretty sure she may do something
even worse to you.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: Poems about Friends and Family

Poetic Techniques: Irony, Lyric & Dramatic Poems, Repetition

 


From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


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