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Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face - Poem By Jack Prelutsky - Read Classic Poetry Online

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Be Glad Your Nose is on Your Face

Poem By: Jack Prelutsky   |   Views: 4021   |   Word Count: 113   |   View PDF   |   Print View

  


Be glad your nose is on your face,
not pasted on some other place,
for if it were where it is not,
you might dislike your nose a lot.

Imagine if your precious nose
were sandwiched in between your toes,
that clearly would not be a treat,
for you'd be forced to smell your feet.

Your nose would be a source of dread
were it attached atop your head,
it soon would drive you to despair,
forever tickled by your hair.

Within your ear, your nose would be
an absolute catastrophe,
for when you were obliged to sneeze,
your brain would rattle from the breeze.

Your nose, instead, through thick and thin,
remains between your eyes and chin,
not pasted on some other place--
be glad your nose is on your face!
 

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About the Author Jack Prelutsky (1940 - present) was born in Brooklyn, New York, on September 8, 1940 and is the author of more than 50 poetry collections including Nightmares: Poems to Trouble Your Sleep (1976), The Mean Old Mean Hyena (1978), and Something BIG Has Been Here (1990)... Read Jack Prelutsky's Full Biography  
 
 
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