While at the Sofa Factory

An Upholstery Poem

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From the book The Biggest Burp Ever

While at the sofa factory
I nearly broke my spleen
when I accidentally fell in
an upholstery machine.

I almost died that fateful day
but I survived somehow.
And I’m looking even better, too,
since I’m “recovered” now.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 5

 


From the Book The Biggest Burp Ever


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