Perfect
 
 


by Kenn Nesbitt
 
   
Today I managed something
that I’ve never done before:
I turned in this week’s spelling quiz
and got a perfect score.

Although my score was perfect,
it appears I’m not too bright.
I got a perfect zero—
not a single answer right.

 

Text © Kenn Nesbitt, reprinted from Revenge of the Lunch Ladies, published by Meadowbrook Press. Illustration © Mike & Carl Gordon. Any copying or use of this poem or illustration without consent is unlawful.

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