Kenn Nesbitt

(1962 / California / United States)

Kenn Nesbitt
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Kenn Nesbitt is an American children's poet. On June 11, 2013 he was named Children's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation.
He is a writer of humorous poetry for children, including the books My Hippo Has the Hiccups and Revenge of the Lunch Ladies. Kenn Nesbitt has collaborated with poet Linda Knaus on one collection of Christmas poems entitled Santa Got Stuck in the Chimney and with children's musician Eric Herman on several CDs. His poems also appear in numerous anthologies of humorous children's poetry. Nesbitt's writing often includes imagery of outrageous happenings, before ending on a realistic note. Being children's poems, many make fun of school life.
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  • Fodhla Kusabs(6/22/2019 10:18:00 PM)

    Your poems are really funny and good.
    You are really cool

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  • foxsociety(6/7/2019 4:37:00 AM)

    i agree with the foxgod

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  • foxgod(6/6/2019 3:58:00 AM)

    make a poem about foxes you

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  • Shreepurna(5/22/2019 1:18:00 AM)

    The poems are funny and interesting and I love your poems.

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  • Alexa(5/8/2019 5:24:00 PM)

    His poems are so funny

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    Your poems are popular

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  • Ekta kumari(1/7/2019 8:04:00 AM)

    Your poems are great

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  • Sudeekshya pandey(12/27/2018 1:38:00 AM)

    Nice thanks for it

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  • Alexa(12/12/2018 7:28:00 PM)

    he is so funny and wonderful I love how smart yet silly he is. if I was his age I would marry him.

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Best Poem of Kenn Nesbitt

Good Morning, Dear Students

"Good morning, dear students," the principal said.
"Please put down your pencils and go back to bed.
Today we will spend the day playing outside,
then take the whole school on a carnival ride.

"We'll learn to eat candy while watching TV,
then listen to records and swing from a tree.
We'll also be learning to draw on the walls,
to scream in the classrooms and run in the halls.

"So bring in your skateboard, your scooter, your bike.
It's time to be different and do what you like.
The teachers are going to give you a rest.
You don't...

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