Nile and Nate

Rate this poem
496 votes

Nile admired the crocodile,
but Nate preferred the gator.
They disagreed for quite a while
which animal was greater.

Regrettably, it’s still obscure
which one snuck up behind them,
and all that we can say for sure
is that we’ll never find them.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

Copyright © 2012. All Rights Reserved.

Reading Level: Grade 7

Topics: Animal Poems, Poems about Kooky Characters

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

 


Use This Poem

Would you like to use this poem in your classroom? Would you like permission to reprint, record, recite or broadcast this poem, or set it to music? Please click on one of the following links for permissions and reprint rights information: