My Hare Is Resting on My Head

An Animal Homophone Poem for Kids

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From the book My Cat Knows Karate

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My hare is resting on my head.
I also have bear feet.
A swallow’s in my throat
and there are calves below my seat.

A seal is on my lips today.
A slug is on my fist.
A mussel’s on my shoulder
and a tick is on my wrist.

A wasp is on my yellow jacket
where it likes to bee.
A fly is on my zipper,
though I wish that it would flea.

My doe is in my wallet
and my sole is on my shoe.
I hope my tail was not a boar.
What’s gnu, my deer, with ewe?

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Animal Poems, Wordplay

Poetic Techniques: Descriptive Poems, List Poems, Pun Poems, Wordplay

 


From the Book My Cat Knows Karate


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