Just For Fun Quiz / Missing Word: Poems for Children

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Can you fill in the missing, rhyming word in these excerpts of poems for kids?

 Plays Quiz Updated Aug 2, 2018

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Antigonish, by Hughes Mearns
Yesterday, upon the stair,
I met a man who wasn't _____
He wasn't _____ again today
I wish, I wish he'd go away...
Be glad your nose is on your face, by Jack Prelutsky
Imagine if your precious nose
were sandwiched in between your ____,
that clearly would not be a treat,
for you’d be forced to smell your feet.
Clouds, by Christina Rossetti
White sheep, white sheep,
On a blue hill,
When the wind stops,
You all stand _____.
Dream Variations, by Langston Hughes
To fling my arms wide
In some place of the sun,
To whirl and to dance
Till the white day is ____.
Eletelephony, by Laura Elizabeth Richards
Once there was an elephant,
Who tried to use the telephant—
No! No! I mean an elephone
Who tried to use the _________.
Mary's Lamb, by Sarah Josepha Hale
He followed her to school one day—
That was against the ____,
It made the children laugh and play,
To see a lamb at school.
Since Hanna Moved _____, by Judith Viorst
The tires on my bike are flat.
The sky is grouchy gray.
At least it sure feels like that
Since Hanna moved ____.
The Purple ___, by Gelett Burgess
I never saw a Purple ___,
I never hope to see one,
But I can tell you, anyhow,
I’d rather see than be one!
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod, by Eugene Field
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one _____
Sailed off in a wooden shoe,—
Sailed on a river of crystal light
Into a sea of dew.
The Duel, by Eugene Field
The gingham dog and the calico cat
Side by side on the table sat;
‘T was half-past twelve, and (what do you _____!)
Nor one nor t’ other had slept a wink!
Sick, by Shel Silverstein
“I cannot go to school today,”
Said little Peggy Ann McKay.
“I have the measles and the _____,
A gash, a rash and purple bumps.”
Nonsense Alphabet, by Edward Lear
W was a whale
With a very long tail,
Whose movements were frantic
Across the ________.
My Shadow, by Robert Louis Stevenson
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with __,
And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
At the Zoo, by William Makepeace Thackeray
First I saw the white bear, then I saw the black;
Then I saw the camel with a hump upon his ____.
The Raven, by Edgar Allan Poe
Once upon a midnight ______,
while I pondered, weak and weary
maggie and milly and molly and may, by E.E. Cummings
maggie and milly and molly and may
went down to the beach (to play one ___)
The Tyger, by William Blake
Tyger! Tyger! burning ______
In the forests of the night
Trees, by Joyce Kilmer
I think that I shall never ___
A poem lovely as a tree.

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