Poetry - Children's
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"Johnny collects Conkers on string, Sycamore seeds, with aeroplane wings â€¦"
"How doth the jolly little spider Wind up such miles of silk inside her?"
"When I went out The sun was hot, It shone upon My flower pot â€¦"
"The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking â€¦"
"When all the world is young lad, And all the trees are green â€¦"
"Hurt no living thing, Ladybird or butterfly. Nor moth with dusty wing â€¦"
"Boats sail on the rivers, And ships sail on the seas; But clouds that sail across the sky Are prettier than these â€¦"
"What is pink? A rose is pink By the fountain's brink â€¦"
"Who has seen the wind? Neither I nor you; But when the leaves hang trembling The wind is passing through â€¦"
"They went to sea in a sieve, they did, In a sieve they went to sea â€¦"
"The owl and the pussycat went to sea in a beautiful pea-green boat â€¦"
"In the house of Mr and Mrs Spouse he and she would watch teevee and never a word between them spoken â€¦"
"I never saw a Purple Cow, I never hope to see one â€¦"
"The Goops they lick their fingers, And the Goops they lick their knives â€¦"
"There was a little girl Who had a little curl Right in the middle of her forehead â€¦"
"Be kind and tender to the frog, And do not call him names â€¦ "
"I shoot the Hippopotamus With bullets made of platinum, Because if I use leaden ones His hide is sure to flatten 'em â€¦"
"There was a boy whose name was Jim; His friends were very good to him â€¦"
"Matilda told such dreadful lies, It made one gasp and stretch oneâ€™s eyes â€¦"
"Look out, look out, Jack Frost's about! He'll nip your ears And bite your snout â€¦"
"Swing, swing, swing, Swinging wide and higher - If you swing high enough Your feet will touch the sky â€¦"
"John and Judith and Billy and me, We have our own tree house In a willow tree â€¦"
"I met a little Elfman once, Down where the lilies blow. I asked him why he was so small And why he didn't grow â€¦"
"Once there was an elephant, Who tried to use the telephant â€¦"
"How doth the little crocodile
"â€œJust the place for a Snark!â€ the Bellman cried, As he landed his crew with care â€¦"
"'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe â€¦"
"The sun was shining on the sea, Shining with all his might: He did his very best to make The billows smooth and bright â€¦"
"You are old, Father William," the young man said, "And your hair has become very white â€¦"
"Sing a song of people Walking fast or slow; People in the city, Up and down they go â€¦"
"Isabel met an enormous bear, Isabel, Isabel, didn't care; The bear was hungry, the bear was ravenous, The bear's big mouth was cruel and cavernous â€¦"
"Belinda lived in a little white house, With a little black kitten and a little gray mouse, And a little yellow dog and a little red wagon â€¦"
"My name is Sluggery-wuggery My name is Worms-for-tea â€¦"
"I like old houses best, don't you? They never go cluttering up a view With roofs too red and paint too new â€¦"
"I guess you think you know this story. You don't. The real one's much more gory ..."
"In England once there lived a big And wonderfully clever pig. To everybody it was plain That Piggy had a massive brain â€¦"
"The animal I really dig, Above all others is the pig. Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever, Pigs are courteous. However â€¦"
"Yesterday I bought a penny fiddle And put it to my chin to play, But I found the strings were painted â€¦"
"In Winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle light â€¦"
"I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see â€¦"
"Whenever the moon and stars are set, Whenever the wind is high, All night long in the dark and wet, A man goes riding by â€¦"
"Late lies the wintry sun a-bed, A frosty, fiery sleepy-head â€¦"
"You WOKE my mother up this morning At six o'clock with your barking So she took away your barks And put them in the bow-wow box â€¦"
"'Twas midnight in the schoolroom And every desk was shut When suddenly from the alphabet Was heard a loud 'tut-tut!"
"In the land of Bumbly Boo The people are red, white and blue, They never blow noses, or ever wear clothes â€¦"
"Maverick Prowles had rumbling bowels That thundered in the night â€¦"
"On the Ning Nang Nong Where the cows go bong and the monkeys all say BOO â€¦"
"Macavity's a mystery cat: he's called the Hidden Paw - For he's the master criminal who can defy the law â€¦"
"Goodbye, goodbye to Summer! For Summer's nearly done â€¦"
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