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Famous Short Mother Poems

Famous Short Mother Poems. Short Mother Poetry by Famous Poets. A collection of the all-time best Mother short poems

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by Mother Goose

A Sunshiny Shower


A sunshiny shower
Won't last half an hour.


by Mother Goose

Tongs


Long legs, crooked thighs,
Little head, and no eyes.


by Mother Goose

Lengthening Days


As the days grow longer
The storms grow stronger.


by Mother Goose

A Chimney


Black within and red without;
Four corners round about.


by Mother Goose

Three Straws


Three straws on a staff
Would make a baby cry and laugh.


by Mother Goose

See-Saw


See-saw, Margery Daw,
Sold her bed and lay upon straw.


by Mother Goose

Jerry Hall


Jerry Hall, he was so small,
A rat could eat him, hat and all.


by Mother Goose

A Sieve


A riddle, a riddle, as I suppose,
A hundred eyes and never a nose!


by Mother Goose

A Star


Higher than a house, higher than a tree.
Oh! whatever can that be?


by Mother Goose

See, See


See, see! What shall I see?
A horse's head where his tail should be.


by Mother Goose

Fears And Tears


Tommy's tears and Mary's fears
Will make them old before their years.


by Mother Goose

Robin-A-Bobbin


Robin-a-Bobbin
Bent his bow,
Shot at a pigeon,
And killed a crow.


by Mother Goose

Daffodils


Daffy-down-dilly has come to town
In a yellow petticoat and a green gown.


by Hilaire Belloc

On the Ladies of Pixton

 Three Graces; and the mother were a Grace, 
But for profounder meaning in her face.


by Mother Goose

Needles And Pins

 

Needles and pins, needles and pins,
When a man marries his trouble begins.


by Mother Goose

Cry, Baby


Cry, baby, cry,
Put your finger in your eye,
And tell your mother it wasn't I.


by Mother Goose

Ring A Ring O' Roses


Ring a ring o' roses,
A pocketful of posies.
Tisha! Tisha!
We all fall down.


by Mother Goose

A Well


As round as an apple, as deep as a cup,
And all the king's horses can't fill it up.


by Mother Goose

Bell Horses


Bell horses, bell horses, what time of day?
One o'clock, two o'clock, three and away.


by Mother Goose

One To Ten

 

1, 2, 3, 4, 5!
I caught a hare alive;
6, 7, 8, 9, 10!
I let her go again.


by Mother Goose

Hot Boiled Beans

 

Ladies and gentlemen come to supper--
Hot boiled beans and very good butter.


by Mother Goose

Leg Over Leg


Leg over leg,
As the dog went to Dover;
When he came to a stile,
Jump, he went over.


by Mother Goose

Teeth And Gums


Thirty white horses upon a red hill,
Now they tramp, now they champ, now they stand still.


by Mother Goose

Sulky Sue


Here's Sulky Sue,
What shall we do?
Turn her face to the wall
Till she comes to.


by Mother Goose

An Equal


Read my riddle, I pray.
What God never sees,
What the king seldom sees,
What we see every day.


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