I Dreamed I Was Riding a Zebra

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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

I dreamed I was riding a zebra
with curly pink hair on his head
and when I woke up in the morning
that zebra was there in my bed.

I rode into school on my zebra.
It caused all the teachers to scream.
But then I was slightly embarrassed
to find it was still just a dream.

I woke up again in my bedroom,
and saw with relief and a laugh
I don’t have a pink-headed zebra.
I guess I’ll just ride the giraffe.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

 


From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


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