Yesterday I Took a Test

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From the book My Dog Likes to Disco

Yesterday I took a test.
I got a perfect score.
A perfect score is something
that I’ve never had before.

My teacher nearly fainted.
My parents were impressed
to think that I knew every single
answer on the test.

But that’s not how I did it.
No, it was only luck.
I guessed on every answer;
not just ones where I was stuck.

I guess it was my lucky day.
I feel like such a fool.
I should have played the lottery.
Instead I went to school.

 — Kenn Nesbitt

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Reading Level: Grade 2

Topics: School Poems

Poetic Techniques: Narrative Poems

 


From the Book My Dog Likes to Disco


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