Grammar Lesson

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Grammar Lesson

Keep. She kept.
(verb) Her distance
from others.

Sleep. She slept.
(verb) In cotton 
jammies.

Sweep. She swept.
(verb) The kitchen 
floor.

Deep? Rivers are not dept.
(adjective) Unlike leap 
and leapt. 

Weep. Yes. She wept.
(verb) Ha! Not weepest.
Save to a pretend poet.

Steep? Hills are not stept.
(adjective) Jack and Jill
are not mountain goats.

Creep. Our teacher crept.
(verb) But not on little cat’s feet
like the fog.

Creep? Our neighbor is a crept.
(noun) No. Perhaps he is 
though if he creeps about. 

What have we learned today?
What our eager ears taught us long ago
and our fresh minds put in proper order.

Go thy merry way then and be kind to all.


from the Senses and More Such Collection

. . . j

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