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Nursery Rhyme - The Hunkydory Bear

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Nursery Rhyme - The Hunkydory Bear

I will tell a funny story of a bear that's hunkydory
How 'e lives a life of comfort in a pickle on a tree
When the summer comes 'e fishes, an' 'e eats 'em off o' dishes
Till the day 'e ran in 'orror from 'is shadow on the sea

So 'e trundled of gallumphing, till 'e couldn't run for 'uffing
And 'e settled down in Puddington where honeyed puddings grow
There 'e lived a life so royal, till his dream began to spoil
For 'e longed to have a mamma bear with cubby bears in tow

'E trotted to the pickle-tree, that shady spot beside the sea
An' asked about if any knew his fav'rite childhood chum
'Is special bear at last 'e found, and knelt upon the berry-ground
An' there besought if she would be a wifey bear and mum

A mummey bear she'd gladly be, she'd mend 'is clothes and make 'is tea
And have as many fuzzy bairns as God saw fit to bless
So off they went to Pudding Town, the bear and wife, now Mrs. Brown
Which place they 'ad their little bairns, and lived in 'appiness


First place in Nursery Rhyme contest.

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  1. Date: 3/30/2013 10:15:00 AM
    Congratulations and have a nice Easter, Isaiah! RAY

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 10:06:00 AM
    Loved how this one flowed and had a great ending. Congratulations on the win!

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 4:53:00 AM
    Nice piece,Isaiah...Congrats on your well deserved win in this contest...

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 2:26:00 AM
    Isaiah congrats on your win with this wonderful write. Rick

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 8:05:00 PM
    Isaiah, congratulations with your wonderful win in Debra's "Nursery Rhyme" contest. Love the message in the poem. Take care and enjoy the up coming Easter Holiday. Always*LINDA

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 6:35:00 PM
    This is just delightful and well worth no. 1 rating. Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 5:36:00 PM
    Great story told..Congrats on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:59:00 PM
    You really shine with the dialect Isaiah! My fav! I was expecting happy town at the end rather than happiness. Congratulations!

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:42:00 PM
    Ohhh geez I loved the dialect..but, but..but..I don't think she could be both his wife and his mom?? Absolutely loved the story!! loved it a pickle eating bear [I made a green pickle lilly LOL] Congrad's on your win Light & Love

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:17:00 PM
    I knew I was sure to see this on the winners' list. BIG congrats to you.

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 4:14:00 PM
    This is SO adorable! I love everything about it, congrats! :)

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 12:35:00 PM
    Hi and congratulations on your win Isaiah very cute xx

  1. Date: 3/29/2013 12:02:00 PM
    Super cute !!! Thank you for entering my contest and Congratulations on your win !!!

  1. Date: 3/27/2013 12:01:00 AM
    what a sweet bear tale!! Much better than Goldilocks!!!

  1. Date: 3/26/2013 3:54:00 PM
    Reads like a winner to me..Great entry...Thanks for stopping by..Sara

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 9:28:00 PM
    I really enjoyed this, am just a kid at heart lol, great wite, well done. Take care, Regards Richard

  1. Date: 3/25/2013 10:24:00 AM
    This is SO sweet, and you have written these lines with such a deft hand. They flow perfectly, seeming effortless - yet I know that so many clever rhymes must have taken time and considertation. Great job, Isaiah! (And thanks for my placement in your contest - I'm thrilled that you liked my poem!)

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 5:41:00 PM
    I love this story...I imagine it being read in a classroom ...I just love it.: )and 'oing to mine favs...

  1. Date: 3/21/2013 9:29:00 AM
    - Thanks for your nice story, fun to read. - Good luck in the contest Isaiah ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)