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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

My mom and dad learned Latin
many years ago in school.
My brother’s taking Spanish,
which he thinks is pretty cool.

My sister studies French
because she loves the way they speak.
But I just like computers
so I’m learning Ancient Geek.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 3

Topics: School Poems, Science and Technology Poems

Poetic Techniques: Descriptive Poems, Pun Poems

 


From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


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