My Pencil’s Old and Broken

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My pencil’s old and broken
and my pen is out of ink.
My marker isn’t marking
and my keyboard’s on the blink.

I asked, but no one has a pen
or pencil I can borrow.
Oh teacher, can I please
just turn my homework in tomorrow?

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

 


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