Homework! Oh, Homework! Poem by Jack Prelutsky

Homework! Oh, Homework!

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Homework! Oh, Homework!
I hate you! You stink!
I wish I could wash you away in the sink,
if only a bomb
would explode you to bits.
Homework! Oh, homework!
You're giving me fits.

I'd rather take baths
with a man-eating shark,
or wrestle a lion
alone in the dark,
eat spinach and liver,
pet ten porcupines,
than tackle the homework,
my teacher assigns.

Homework! Oh, homework!
you're last on my list,
I simple can't see
why you even exist,
if you just disappeared
it would tickle me pink.
Homework! Oh, homework!
I hate you! You stink!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Topic(s) of this poem: homework
Imona Roll 02 October 2015

reminds me of my younger self, Funny and true poem

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Carl Ferril 14 December 2017

No it is not true! I LIKE HOMEWORK! ! ! ! ! !

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Callie 15 February 2018

Homework stinks

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Feddddddd 10 February 2022

Yo, homework is horrible. Just like the school system.. (homework is horrible but depends 99% of the time it is bad)

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hibye 29 March 2022

Its true to you, but its not to most of us. I wouldn´t take baths with a man-eating shark.

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hi 13 September 2022

well homework does give me stress but you still have to keep trying.

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hi 13 September 2022

why do you hate homwork.

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hi 13 September 2022

i lovvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvve homework

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hi 13 September 2022

who vote's that we love homework

4 18 Reply
Isabella 13 September 2022

and here is a reason i love home work because you can have peas and quit. even though i hate homework

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Jack Prelutsky

Jack Prelutsky

Brooklyn, New York
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