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What are some children's poems with repetition?

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Three children's poems that utilize repetition are "Was Ever a Dream a Drum?" by Carl Sandburg, "Spring" by Karla Kuskin, "Snow" by Mary Ann Hoberman and "Sing Me a Song" by N.M. Bodecker. The repetition in these poems is repeated sounds (called alliteration), words or a combination of both.

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The poem "Was Ever a Dream a Drum?" repeats various forms of the words "drum" and "dream," such as in the line "Can a drummer drum a dream." "Spring" also utilizes word repetition with the word "I'm" as well as sound repetition with words like "rabbit" and "habit." "Snow" repeats the word "snow" in most of its lines, while "Sing Me a Song" contains a lot of sound repetition with words like "trappers," "wrappers" and "trippers."

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