Falling asleep poem

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Falling asleep poem

  1. 1. Falling asleep in Class by Kenn Nesbitt
  2. 2. <ul><li>I fell asleep in class today, </li></ul><ul><li>as I was awfully bored. </li></ul><ul><li>I laid my head upon my desk </li></ul><ul><li>and closed my eyes and snored. </li></ul><ul><li>I woke to find a piece of paper </li></ul><ul><li>sticking to my face. </li></ul><ul><li>I’d slobbered on my textbooks, </li></ul><ul><li>and my hair was a disgrace. </li></ul><ul><li>My clothes were badly rumpled, </li></ul><ul><li>and my eyes were glazed and red. </li></ul><ul><li>My binder left a three-ring </li></ul><ul><li>indentation in my head. </li></ul><ul><li>I slept through class, and probably </li></ul><ul><li>I would have slept some more, </li></ul><ul><li>except my students woke me </li></ul><ul><li>as they headed out the door. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>I fell asleep in class today, </li></ul><ul><li>as I was awfully bored. </li></ul><ul><li>I laid my head upon my desk </li></ul><ul><li>and closed my eyes and snored. </li></ul>
  4. 4. bored
  5. 5. snored
  6. 6. <ul><li>I woke to find a piece of paper </li></ul><ul><li>sticking to my face. </li></ul><ul><li>I’d slobbered on my textbooks, </li></ul><ul><li>and my hair was a disgrace. </li></ul>
  7. 7. slobbered
  8. 8. disgrace
  9. 9. <ul><li>My clothes were badly rumpled, </li></ul><ul><li>and my eyes were glazed and red. </li></ul><ul><li>My binder left a three-ring </li></ul><ul><li>indentation in my head. </li></ul>
  10. 10. rumpled
  11. 11. glazed
  12. 12. indentation
  13. 13. <ul><li>I slept through class, and probably </li></ul><ul><li>I would have slept some more, </li></ul><ul><li>except my students woke me </li></ul><ul><li>as they headed out the door. </li></ul>
  14. 14. bored
  15. 15. snored
  16. 16. slobbered
  17. 17. disgrace
  18. 18. rumpled
  19. 19. glazed
  20. 20. indentation
  21. 21. Credits <ul><li>Poem taken from: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.poetryteachers.com/schoolpoems/fallingasleep.html </li></ul>Carol Wolff

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