My Puppy Punched Me in the Eye

A Funny Pet Poem for Kids

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From the book My Hippo Has the Hiccups


My puppy punched me in the eye.
My rabbit whackedwhack Strike forcefully with a sharp blow. my ear.
My ferret gave a frightful cry
and roundhouse kickedroundhouse kick A spinning kick, rotating the body with a wide sweep of the leg. my rear.

My lizard flipped me upside down.
My kitten kicked my head.
My hamster slammed me to the ground
and left me nearly dead.

So my advice? Avoidavoid to keep away from; keep clear of; shun. regretsregret to feel sorrow or remorse for (an act, fault, disappointment, etc.).;
no matter what you do,
don’t ever let your family pets
take lessons in kung fu.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2009. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: Animal Poems, Sports

Poetic Techniques: Alliteration, Assonance, Irony, Narrative Poems, Rhyme Schemes


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From the Book My Hippo Has the Hiccups

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